29th Jun, 2022

Knifepoint carjacking in Coventry city centre

A CAR has been stolen at knifepoint in Coventry city centre.

The carjacking happened in Jordan Well at around 9:35pm last night (Monday, August 5).

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “The driver of a Vauxhall Corsa and his friend were threatened with a knife by two men who took the keys and drove off.

“Fortunately neither of the men were injured.”

A social media post describing the incident reads: “The carjackers are described as young, skinny Asian lads with one having some front gold teeth and all having some facial hair.

“This car jacking involved a knife so please be careful. This gang may also be related to some other recent carjackings in Coventry.”

Anyone with information should contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime quoting 20CV/186240z/19.

Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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