Graham Tisdale grabs bag from thief
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Shopper snatches back stolen jewellery on an 'impulse'

A brave shopper has described how he managed to foil armed thieves at a jewellery shop in Birmingham.

The raid at Selective Gold on 26 August lasted less than a minute and was captured on the store's CCTV.

The four masked men took thousands of pounds worth of stock - but as they left, customer Graham Tisdale snatched back one the bags, containing jewellery said to be worth £50,000.

He told BBC News: "I think it was instinct - the fact the shopkeeper was so upset his livelihood was going out the door."

  • 10 Sep 2014
  • From the section UK
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