Inspector Dennis Kelly was off duty when he stopped an armed robbery taking place at a petrol station near Maryport. He's now been officially recognised for his bravery at the Annual Police Bravery Awards ceremony in London.
He told ITV Border about the moment he realised the robber was armed with a gun:
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