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Natural Reflex Action helped shopkeeper fight a robber

Natural Reflex Action helped shopkeeper fight a robber pardesi news 1459247698

Patel did not let the robber succeed as he used his presence of mind.

After being threatened with a knife, British Indian shopkeeper fought off well with a robber.

Narendra Patel, 61, who owns Sherborne News in Southwest England's Wiltshire county was threatened by a robber who had a seven-inch blade.

Patel did not let the robber succeed in his intentions as he grabbed a golf club to protect himself and made the robber run-away empty handed.

"I was just ready with the golf club and he just pulled back and ran. I was okay, but in that moment I was just blank", said Patel thanking his Natural Reflex for this courageous act.

Damien Bendall, 25, identified as the robber, surrendered to the police. He came into the shop lurked suspiciously in Patel's store before taking out his knife.

"He said nothing at all. He just showed the knife and expected me to hand over some money", Patel added.
Bendall has been sentenced to 3 years in prison.

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