Man threatened by thug with a weapon

Man threatened by thug with a weapon

Humberside Police are currently appealing for information after a man was threatened with a weapon in Grimsby.

The incident reportedly took place on Thursday 17 February at roughly 2:30 pm.

A man was walking down Roberts Street in Grimsby when he was approached by a stanger brandishing a weapon in broad daylight.

The stranger with the weapon confronted the victim before coming aggressive according to Humberside Police.

No one is thought to have been injured during the incident.

A spokesperson from Humberside Police said: “On Thursday , February 17 a man was walking along Roberts Street, Grimsby when he was confronted by another man at approximately 2:30pm.

“The man is reported to have become aggressive and threatened the victim with a weapon before fleeing the scene.

“We are now appealing for anyone who may have witnessed the incident or seen anybody acting suspiciously in the area at the time of the incident to contact us.

“We would also like to hear from anybody who may have any CCTV footage to call us on our non-emergency number 101 quoting investigation reference 16/25813/22.”

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