Knife held to man's throat in terrifying street robbery in Sevenoaks
A man has had a kitchen chopping knife held to his throat
in a terrifying daylight street robbery.
The 31-year-old victim was threatned with the 6in blade in the
attack in Oak Lane, Sevenoaks.
The robber grabbed him from behind in a bear hug before holding
the weapon to his throat and demanding to know how much money he
He snatched £60 from the victim's back pocket before escaping
in a nearby car.
The victim described the robber as a black man, but did not see
his face or the car.
The knife had a 6in blade and a dark blue handle with silver
The attack happened between 3pm and 4pm on Wednesday, but police
have just released details.
PC Ben Clatworthy, from Kent Police, said: "This appears to be a
random attack which took place in the middle of the afternoon. We
need any witnesses who saw what happened or who knows who the
offender might be to get in touch with police."
Witnesses or anyone who can help is asked to phone police on
101 - quoting crime report YY/4401/13 - or Crimestoppers,
anonymously, on 0800 555 111.
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