This video of the moment a knife-wielding man lunged at a police officer has been released by Northamptonshire Police.
In March last year, PC Alex Prentice and PC Debbie Wishart were called to a domestic incident in Corby where they were confronted by a man wielding an eight-inch kitchen knife.
The footage was captured by PC Prentice’s bodyworn camera and shows Lee Vickers repeatedly thrusting the large knife towards the officer and catching PC Prentice’s protective vest.
Speaking to BBC Crimewatch, PC Prentice said: ‘It is not the first time we have had to deal with an incident like this but it is the first time I have been hit on the stab vest.’
‘If the knife had been two to three inches higher it would have caught me in the neck.’
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