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UPDATE: Man stabbed after moped ambush in Coventry as sister launches appeal

Editorial Correspondent 8th Apr, 2019 Updated: 8th Apr, 2019

A MAN was stabbed in Coventry by two men who ambushed him on a moped and his sister has offered £5,000 for information to hunt down the attackers.

Claire Patricia – sister of alleged victim Ryan Walsh – has launched the appeal on Facebook and also posted a tribute to her brother.

She spoke of her relief that her brother was only stabbed in the arm.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “Police were called after a man was stabbed in the arm following a robbery in Norman Place Road, Coundon, Coventry, just before 7.30pm yesterday (Sunday, April 7).

“A man in his 20s was getting out of his vehicle when he was approached by two offenders on a moped.

“He suffered an arm injury, which is not believed to be serious. The keys to the car were taken but the offenders fled without it.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact us via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight, call 101 anytime or contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

“Quote crime reference number 20CV/84037K/19.”

Ms Patricia posted last night: “Tonight was probably the most scared I have ever been in my entire life.

“To get a phone call to tell me my baby brother has been stabbed!

“And for what a car that you didn’t even get!!!

“You thought he was a weak individual well you couldn’t be any more wrong.

“He is a fantastic brother, son uncle, nephew and friend and he has a lot of people who love and care for him!

“I am so happy to know he is ALIVE and safe! Because my world would of ended tonight if it had gone the other way!

“I know you BOTH will read this because Facebook is powerful.

“Probably sat there thinking you’ve got away with it but just know this: YOU will be found and I hope you’re BOTH looking over you shoulder for the rest of your miserable lives!!

“I love you Ryan Walsh we all do!!”

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