Hampshire & Isle of Wight

Passer-by helps restrains armed raider in Portsmouth

A member of the public helped a shop manager restrain an armed raider in Portsmouth.

The knifeman burst into Copnor Mini Market in Copnor Road at about 1900 GMT on Tuesday.

He attacked the manager but a passer-by came to his aid and helped subdue and restrain the raider. The manager suffered minor injuries.

A 35-year-old man from Southsea was arrested by police and is being questioned in custody.

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