A police officer is in line for a national bravery award after taking on a gunman single handedly.
Police constable Rob Shakespeare, 35, was on plain clothes duty when a masked robber threatened staff at a takeaway in Stockport.
Shakespeare spotted him after hearing on his radio that a balaclava-clad man had been seen in the area carrying a gun.
After stealing £20, the man took off on his bike. Pc Shakespeare started to follow him and then the gunman doubled back and rode towards him.
Realising the man was a danger in a busy shopping area, Pc Shakespeare tackled him and detained him with help from members of the public
He will attend a reception and an evening awards ceremony in London later this month.