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Axe-wielding robber tackled by staff is jailed for 6 years

A robber who threatened staff with an axe at a shop in County Durham has been sentenced to six years in prison.

31-year-old Shaun McKerry, threatened the worker at Shildon Post Office in March, before being tackled to the ground by the shopkeeper.

The judge praised the shopkeeper for his bravery.

Jonathan Swingler reports.

  • 24 Apr 2015
  • From the section UK
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