Police hunt for man who made lewd remarks to woman in Wisbech and pulled out a knife when she responded

A man who pulled out a knife after making lewd remarks to a woman in a street is being hunted by police.

The 18 year-old victim is said by police to be “frightened and shocked” by the incident.

The woman was walking along The Chase, Wisbech, on February 7 when two men approached her.

“They made lewd remarks- she responded and one of the men produced a knife,” said PC Marc Bates.

“The victim shouted and the men made off in the direction of De Havilland Road.”


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The men are both described as being about 18-years-old. One had spiky, dark, gelled hair and wore a green gillet, blue jeans and brown boots.

The other had dark, gelled, hair, and wore a blue jumper, blue jeans and black boots. Both are described as having Irish accents.

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PC Bates said: “This incident left the victim frightened and shocked. I urge anyone with information to come forward.”

Anyone with information should contact PC Bates on 101, or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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