WISBECH: Man robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight

PUBLISHED: 16:39 19 February 2009 | UPDATED: 08:54 02 June 2010

A MAN was robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight in Wisbech. The robbery happened as the 49-year-old victim walked through the alleyway off Southwell Road which runs through to the park on Path Road at around 1.30pm on Monday. The offender pulled out a kn

A MAN was robbed at knifepoint in broad daylight in Wisbech.

The robbery happened as the 49-year-old victim walked through the alleyway off Southwell Road which runs through to the park on Path Road at around 1.30pm on Monday.

The offender pulled out a knife and demanded money.

He stole £40 and the victim's bike which he rode off on in the direction of Southwell Road.

The bike was a blue and black Concept mountain bike.

The offender is described as in his early 30s, 5'6", medium build, clean shaven with short mousey brown hair.

He was wearing white trainers, blue jeans and a white hooded top.

DC Rachel Pearce investigating said: "This robbery took place during the day and we are asking for information from anyone in the area at the time who may have witnessed the robbery or saw a man riding off on the victim's bike."

Anyone with information is asked to contact DC Pearce at Wisbech Police Station on 0845 456 456 4 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111.


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