Knife-wielding robber steals cash

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.


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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.

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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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