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Bespectacled thug wanted over Werribee knife threats

Police are hunting bespectacled man who threatened two people with a knife at a busy Werribee intersection.

Detectives have been told the incidents happened near the intersection of Watton Street and Cherry Street about 6.45pm on Saturday, June 30 .

The man threatened two people within five minutes, demanding money and other property.

He was chased away by a witness without stealing anything.

He was last seen in the vicinity of Railway Avenue and Glen Street, Werribee.

Investigators have released an image of a man they believe may be able to assist with their enquiries.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or submit a confidential report online at

Ross and John noted it was unusual to have a bespectacled person on the wanted list, prompting a call-out for the world’s most famous crooks who wear glasses.