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CCTV images have been released by police of a man they would like to speak to in connection with a knifepoint robbery in Peterborough.

At about 9.30pm on Friday, 7 October, a man was walking along Oxney Road when he was stopped by a man who asked for £5 and took him to a wooded area at the back of Lyvelly Gardens.

He tried to take the victim’s wallet, pulled out a kitchen knife and threatened to stab him before taking his wallet containing cash and cards.

The man police want to question in connection with knifepoint robbery

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The man then drew the knife across the victim’s face, causing a minor cut to his chin, before pushing him to the ground.

Detective Constable Tessa Munro said: “This was a terrifying ordeal for the victim who, although not seriously hurt, was understandably in fear for his life.

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“I would urge anyone who thinks they recognise the person in the image to get in touch with us as soon as possible.”

The man police want to question in connection with knifepoint robbery

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Anyone with information, should contact police via the force website using reference 35/72817/22. Those without internet access should call 101

 

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