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Woman, 18, stabbed twice by masked robbers in Coventry street

Felix Nobes 7th Aug, 2019 Updated: 7th Aug, 2019

A WOMAN, 18, has been stabbed in Coventry after an attempted daylight robbery by a group of masked men.

She was knifed twice in her back in St James Lane, Willenhall, just after 2.30pm yesterday (August 6) after she and her friend were surrounded by the men who demanded money.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson said: “Police were alerted to a stabbing in which an 18-year-old woman suffered injuries to her back.

“It’s understood the woman was with a friend when they were approached by a group of around six males, who had their faces covered, who demanded cash and jewellery.

“The woman suffered two stab wounds to her back but she was thankfully not seriously injured.

“Enquiries are underway and anyone who saw the attack or has information about the incident to contact West Midlands Police via Live Chat at WMP online or calling 101 quoting crime reference 20CV/186842N/19. Alternatively, call the independent charity Crimestoppers on 0800 555111.”

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