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CCTV: Woman grabs knife to fight off attacker with stun gun

A man has been jailed after posing as a delivery man to get through the door of the home of a gold dealer, before attacking him with a stun gun. But the victim was saved by his fiancée and her friend, who chased off the would-be robber with a knife.

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CCTV: Knife-wielding woman chases off taser attacker

When would-be robber Paul Grimshaw posed as a delivery man to get into the home of a gold dealer, he didn't bank on the man's fierce fiancée coming to the rescue.

Grimshaw used a stun gun to attack Nigel Blackburn in his home in Leicestershire - but CCTV footage shows how he was soon running scared as Mr Blackburn's fiancée and her friend both grabbed knives and chased him out.

Watch the CCTV below:

Grimshaw (31), of Victory Boulevard, Lytham, St Anne’s, was jailed for eight years at Leicester Crown Court for aggravated burglary and possessing a stun-gun with intent to commit robbery.

Read the Leicester Mercury's interview with Mr Blackburn following the court case here.

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