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Essex shop owner tackles robber

A shop owner from Shoeburyness in Essex has been given a bravery award for tackling robber.

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Essex shop owner praised for tackling robber

A shop owner from Shoeburyness has been given a Police bravery award after he was injured as he pinned a robber to the ground.

David Leeks, 23 , was stabbed in the head with a chisel as he wrestled to get the man into a headlock during the raid last January.

33 year old Martin Dennington was jailed for 4 years for robbery.

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