UK brave woman shopkeeper throws knife-wielding robber into street

Posted By:
Subscribe to Oneindia News

London, June 1: Showing a remarkable courage, a woman shopkeeper in her 50s grabbed a knife-wielding robber and dragged him out of her shop in UK, media reported.

The man identified as Edward Stevenson attempted to attack her when she was working behind the counter, The Daily Mail reported.

UK woman throws robber into street

Plymouth Crown Court was told Stevenson entered the shop on March 30 at about 7pm.

The woman was in shock and instant fear when she saw he had a knife.

‘Something inside me kicked in (that) I partly regret now. I subconsciously thought "why should you steal my hard-earned money, the time I have to spend away from my family to get it"?

Read More: Indian-origin voters played decisive role in UK polls: Survey

‘I won't let you take what little I have in my till. I grabbed him. I don't know where my strength came from, but I grabbed his wrists and started pulling him out of my pride and joy - my shop.

She suffered delayed shock and was forced to close early for a number of following days out of fear.

Stevenson has been sentenced to three years for the robbery and one year for the attempted robbery, to run concurrently.

OneIndia News

Please Wait while comments are loading...