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Shopkeeper commended for bravery while tackling robber

CCTV from Northumbria Police shows a robber pointing a blank-firing handgun at a shopkeeper in Washington, Northumbria. The shopkeeper leans over the counter and tries to grab the gun before chasing the robber out of the store empty-handed. He has been praised for his bravery by police, while his attacker has been jailed for two years and four months at Newcastle Crown Court.

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