Knife-wielding robber steals cash

PUBLISHED: 19:27 30 July 2008 | UPDATED: 08:35 02 June 2010

A MAN handed over cash to a robber who held a knife to his throat. The victim, a 32-year-old man, was walking near the Three Tuns pub, in Norwich Road, Wisbech, at about midnight, July 23, when he was approached from behind.

The robber, who was with a wom

A MAN handed over cash to a robber who held a knife to his throat.

The victim, a 32-year-old man, was walking near the Three Tuns pub, in Norwich Road, Wisbech, at about midnight, July 23, when he was approached from behind.

The robber, who was with a woman, demanded money.

The victim handed a small amount of cash and the man ran off with the woman.

Police say the victim was shaken but not injured.

The robber is described as white, about 21 years old, 5'8", slim, with short cropped brown hair.

DC Jon Ward, from Wisbech Police Station, said: "I am appealing for anyone with information about this robbery to come forward."

Anyone with information should contact DC Ward on 0845 456 456 4, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.


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