Three recent press articles highlighting robberies against Chinese Takeaways.
1. THROW ROCKS AT THE STAFF
MISSILES were thrown at an assistant in a Chinese takeaway by three masked robbers. They hurled rocks and a bottle at the man behind the counter of the Ho Ho restaurant in Lister Road, Atherstone. He escaped into a backroom and the offenders, wearing dark clothing and with their faces covered, stole the till drawer containing a small amount of cash before running off in an unknown direction.
2. 'QUICK, HE'S NOT LOOKING'Police are appealing for witnesses to a theft that took place at the Chinese takeaway on the High Street in Long Sutton on Saturday night. At approx 11.30pm, a man entered the shop and ordered food. A police spokesman said: “Whilst the server’s back was turned, the offender reached over the counter and grabbed the drawer from the till before running from the shop.”
Read More: Cambs Times
3. MURDER THE STAFF
Crimewatch programme. Simon Tang, 28, who was married with two sons, was beaten and robbed as he left his takeaway business in Carrickfergus on 24 June 1996. It is thought that two youths attacked him and stole less than £400 and his watch. He was taken to hospital but died from his injuries. No-one has been charged with the murder. PSNI Detective Inspector Peter Montgomery who is involved in the Crimewatch appeal said:
"This was a racist attack on a decent man going about his lawful business. It robbed Simon Tang of his life and it deprived his family of the love and support they deserve."Read More: BBC
Watch Simon Tang racist murder Crimewatch BBC1 9pm Tuesday 20th March 2012