Shop robber uses axe to threaten staff
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Axe-wielding robber tackled by staff at County Durham shop

A man had been sentenced to six years in prison with a four-year extended licence period, after threatening staff with an axe at a shop in County Durham.

Shaun McKerry, 31, was wrestled to the ground by the shopkeeper.

His Honour Judge Prince told the court: "I can't remember seeing such a conspicuous display of bravery".

  • 24 Apr 2015
  • From the section UK
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