Teenager snatches £20 note from 72-year-old man who was walking along Norwich Road, Wisbech

Norwich Road, Wisbech (MAP: Google)

Norwich Road, Wisbech (MAP: Google) - Credit: Archant

A teenager ran past a 72-year-old man in Wisbech last night and snatched a £20 note from his hand.

The man’s granddaughter today expressed her anger and disgust at what happened as he walked along Norwich Road.

She posted to Facebook “a message that I hope reaches the little brat who stole from my granddad last nigh”.

She wrote: “My granddad was walking towards the shop down Norwich road last night with £20 in his hand and a teenager ran past him and took it!

“I bet your parents are so proud of you for stealing from a vulnerable adult! Bravo you little chavvy brat!!! (I could call you much worse).”


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The grand daughter said she had this message to the thief who took the money.

“You disgusting excuse of a human being. I hope you realise the impact your actions have had. You are scum of the earth.”

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Several asked if she’d like the £20 replaced but the woman said: “It’s just £20 it’s no big deal and he wasn’t hurt just shaken up.

“But I am so angry it happened and I’m even angrier that I wasn’t there to protect him.”

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