27th Jun, 2022

Teenagers racially abused and assaulted at knifepoint in Coventry

TWO TEENAGERS have been racially abused and assaulted at knifepoint in Coventry.

And police have released a CCTV image.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “Officers want to speak to anyone who saw this red van in and around Cheadle Close, Longford, around 5.40pm on Saturday, April 13.

“Two men got out of the van and approached the pair, aged 19 and 15, before producing a knife and hurling racist abuse.

“The attackers then punched and kicked them before fleeing the area.

“Anyone with information is asked to contact West Midlands Police via Live Chat at www.west-midlands.police.uk 8am – midnight, on 101 anytime, or via Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote crime reference numbers 20CV/89454N/19 or 20CV/89453K.”

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