Superintendent Andy Towler told ITV Border about his colleague's act of bravery:
Inspector Dennis Kelly has been awarded for his bravery at the prestigious Annual Police Bravery Awards ceremony in London.
Mr Kelly was duty when he stopped an armed robbery taking place at a petrol station near Maryport.
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Kerrie brings you Saturday's Pollen for the Border region
Kerrie brings you Saturday's forecast for the Border region
Rather windy at times but many places dry and bright with scattered showers.