Brave shopkeeper fights off thug who threatened him at knifepoint
A brave shopkeeper fought off a thug who threatened him at knifepoint during a robbery.
A man burst into Westwick Newsagents on Westwick Crescent and threatened the shopkeeper with a knife and demanded cash on Friday evening at around 6.50pm.
There was a struggle and the man was chased from the shop and detained by members of the public until police arrived at the scene.
A spokesman for South Yorkshire Police said: “Thanks to their efforts and remarkable bravery a male is charged and remanded in custody and is appearing in court this morning.”