Man charged with possession of knife and using someone’s bank card to buy whiskey

PUBLISHED: 15:37 30 October 2020 | UPDATED: 15:37 30 October 2020

The 32-year-old man from Peterborough was arrested at Whittlesey bus station on Thursday October 29. Picture: Google Maps

The 32-year-old man from Peterborough was arrested at Whittlesey bus station on Thursday October 29. Picture: Google Maps

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A suspected knife-wielding bank card thief who reportedly used his victim’s money to buy a bottle of whiskey has been arrested.

A 32-year-old man was met by police at Whittlesey bus station on Thursday morning (October 29) and was later found to be in possession of a knife.

The man, who lives in Peterborough, has been charged with theft and being in possession of a knife in a public place.

A spokesperson for Cambridgeshire Police said: “A Peterborough man has been charged with being in possession of a knife following his arrest in Fenland.

“The 32-year-old was arrested at Whittlesey bus station on suspicion of theft and has since been charged with theft by using a bank card belonging to another to buy a bottle of whiskey and being in possession of a knife in a public place.

“He’s been bailed to appear at Peterborough Magistrates’ Court in December.”

Anyone with information about someone who carries a knife is urged to report it to police online via: www.cambs.police.uk/information-and-services/Community-safety/Knife-gun-crime


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