Two Wisbech take aways shot within one hour, say owners

Chang Hun Ho from the Ruby Chinese on Nene Quay Wisbech. pointing at the hole in shop window.

Chang Hun Ho from the Ruby Chinese on Nene Quay Wisbech. pointing at the hole in shop window. - Credit: Archant

TWO WISBECH take-aways came under attack when the owners say a car drove by at high speed and a passenger inside shot at the premises.

Ruby Chinese on Nene Quay Wisbech. hole in window.

Ruby Chinese on Nene Quay Wisbech. hole in window. - Credit: Archant

No-one was injured during the alleged shootings at the Ruby Chinese take away and Best Kebab on Nene Quay late on Saturday night.

Best Kebab on Nene Quay, Wisbech. hole in window.

Best Kebab on Nene Quay, Wisbech. hole in window. - Credit: Archant

The first incident took place at around 11.30pm when a dark coloured car drove past the shops from the direction of Tescos towards the Horsefair roundabout.

Best Kebab on Nene Quay, Wisbech.

Best Kebab on Nene Quay, Wisbech. - Credit: Archant

A shot was fired at the Ruby as the car roared past at speed, leaving a large hole in the window.

Ruby Chinese on Nene Quay Wisbech.

Ruby Chinese on Nene Quay Wisbech. - Credit: Archant

About 40 minutes later the car sped by again and a shot was fired at the Best Kebab take-away which cracked the laminated style window.


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Best Kebab owner Jack Dennis said: “The speed of the car was so fast all you hear is the loud noise of the exhaust.

“There were staff busy with customers in the shop. It is a busy time for us.

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“In one hour they shoot two shops.

“We couldn’t see who was inside the car it was too fast.”

A police spokesman said: “We were called to reports that a takeaway had been damaged in Nene Quay, Wisbech, at 11.46pm on Saturday May 11.

Officers are investigating whether an object was thrown at the shop from a passing car, or a pellet was fired from an air-pistol.

Anyone with any information should call police on 101 or Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555111.

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