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Video: Knife-wielding robber tasered by police

Extraordinary CCTV footage has been released showing the moment police tasered an armed man trying to rob a supermarket in Wiltshire.

A member of staff at the Co-op tried to defend themselves with a shopping basket against the robber armed with a 10-inch kitchen knife.

James Lewis threatened staff at the Co-op in Shrewton, near Salisbury, with the knife before he was overpowered by police.

Police used tasers to overpower the robber
Lewis threatened staff with a ten inch kitchen knife

Lewis, 22, was jailed for three years.