HORROR AS HAVE-A-GO HERO STABBED.Byline: By Emma Stone CRIME REPORTER
A HAVE-A-GO shop assistant in Coventry was stabbed in the neck after cornering thieves he and his boss had chased.
The loyal 35-year-old gave chase on foot after a gang stormed into the Costcutter store in Hillfields and grabbed bottles of spirits.
Shop owner Raj raj also Raj
Dominion or rule, especially the British rule over India (1757-1947).
[Hindi r Kuru kuru /ku·ru/ (koo´roo) an infectious form of prion disease with a long incubation period found only in New Guinea and thought to be associated with ritual cannibalism.
n. joined in the chase in his Jeep, collecting his brave assistant on the way, and the pair caught up with the gang.
They leapt out of the car, about 200 yards from the shop in Harnall Lane East, and confronted the three men.
But one of three pulled out a knife and stabbed the shop assistant in the neck.
His two accomplices grappled with a shocked Mr Kuru.
Still shaken by the ordeal, he said: "It was absolutely devastating dev·as·tate
tr.v. dev·as·tat·ed, dev·as·tat·ing, dev·as·tates
1. To lay waste; destroy.
2. To overwhelm; confound; stun: was devastated by the rude remark. . I had never come across anything like that. We have never had any problems like that before."
His employee, who has worked at the store for more than two years, is today in University Hospital, Walsgrave.
His injuries are not life threatening and he is described as being in a stable condition.
Mr Kuru, aged 35, added: "You have to protect your premises. I wouldn't risk my staff for anything, I tell them not to put themselves in danger."
The stabbing stab
v. stabbed, stab·bing, stabs
1. To pierce or wound with or as if with a pointed weapon.
2. To plunge (a pointed weapon or instrument) into something.
3. happened at about 10.50pm on Tuesday.
Three men, aged 35, 36 and 18, have been arrested on suspicion of wounding.
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