WHY I CARRY: Watch the Terrifying Moment This Man Lunges at Cops with a Knife

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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.

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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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