Teenager threatened at knifepoint as he walked along Wisbech street

A TEENAGER was threatened at knifepoint by two older boys as he walked through Wisbech.

The 15-year-old victim was walking along Elm Road, Wisbech, shortly before 7pm on Monday when he was approached by two older boys, thought to be aged about 16 or 17.

One of them pointed a knife at the victim and demanded he hand over his possessions.

The victim managed to push the boy out of the way and ran to a nearby home.

The offenders went to follow, but fled in the direction of Churchill Road when a resident came to the door.

Detective Inspector Lorraine Parker, investigating, said: “This was a terrifying experience for the victim who was threatened at knifepoint.

“Luckily he managed to push the offenders out of the way and escape.

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“However, I would appeal to anyone who saw this incident or knows who was responsible to call police.”

Anyone with any information should call DI Parker on 0345 456 456 4, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.