The crook produced a knife when he was challenged by members of staff as he attempted to steal a bottle of cider from a shop on Margetson Crescent, Parson Cross, at 1.15pm yesterday.
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"On being challenged by staff, a knife was produced and threats made.
"A member of the public intervened and disarmed the offender, who then left with their cider. No one was injured."