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Clacton: Knife crime victim speaks of terror after attack
12:00pm Saturday 5th October 2013 in News
A VICTIM has spoken of his terror after being held up by thugs at knife point.
David Brooks, 40, was attacked outside the Salvation Army shop in Old Road, Clacton, while out walking a month ago.
The gang approached him and demanded cash.
When Mr Brooks refused to hand any over, they pulled out a knife and scraped it down the left side of his face.
He said: “I wouldn’t give them any money so they gave me a smack in the mouth, then one of them got the knife out.
“I was petrified, just scared out of my wits. I was thinking here we go again. I really feared for my life.
“The fact that we are still getting attacks like this in Clacton is unbelievable. Something has got to be done because it seems like it’s getting worse."