Man on the run after stealing e-scooter from child

Wetherspoons pub Wisbech

A man is on the run after he stole an e-scooter from a child near The Wheatsheaf Inn in Wisbech. - Credit: Google Maps

A man is on the run after he stole an electric scooter from a child in Wisbech. 

The man, believed to be in his 20s, stole the e-scooter from a 13-year-old boy on Norfolk Street near the Wetherspoons pub after threatening him. 

A Cambridgeshire police spokesperson said: “The boy was riding his black Xiaomi Pro 2 e-scooter near to the Wetherspoons pub in Norfolk Street at about 7.30pm on Monday, April 26, when a man threatened him before stealing the scooter.  

“The offender is described as white with an English accent and was wearing an all-black tracksuit, a hoodie and a face mask when the incident took place.” 

An appeal to find the suspect has since been launched. 


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Anyone with information on the incident is being urged to contact police through their online web chat service, quoting reference number 35/25105/21. 

Alternatively, those without internet access are advised to call 101. 

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