Man robbed near Clarkson Arms pub in Wisbech by two men who asked for lighter

POLICE are appealing for information after a robbery near to the Clarkson Arms in Lynn Road, Wisbech, on Saturday. A 20-year-old man was cycling along Lynn Road at around 1am when two men asked him for a lighter. He stopped and put his hand in his pocket

POLICE are appealing for information after a robbery near to the Clarkson Arms in Lynn Road, Wisbech, on Saturday.

A 20-year-old man was cycling along Lynn Road at around 1am when two men asked him for a lighter.

He stopped and put his hand in his pocket and one of the men pulled out a knife and demanded money. He searched the victim's pockets and stole �15. The man was not injured in the incident.

The first offender is described as white, in his late 20s or early 30s, between 5ft 5in and 5ft 6in tall with a small scar on his chin.


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The second offender is described as white, in his late 20s or early 30s, 6ft tall, with blond hair and bright blue eyes.

Det Sgt David Simpson said: "We would like to hear from anyone who may have seen this robbery take place or anyone who may have information about the offenders."

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CONTACT: Det Sgt Simpson at Wisbech Police Station on 0345 456 4564 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.

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