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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Judge praises woman for bravery in chasing off robber

A judge has praised the actions of a woman and her friend who both grabbed knives and chased off a taser-wielding robber as he attacked her fiancé.

Pranee Rice, aged 29, can be seen on CCTV running after would-be robber Paul Grimshaw after he attacked her husband-to-be, Nigel Blackburn, at their Leicestershire home.

Victim Nigel Blackburn and his fiancée Pranee Rice, who grabbed a knife and ran to his rescue Credit: ITV News Central

Judge Simon Hammond jailed Grimshaw for eight years at Leicester Crown Court, and praised the two women for their bravery in facing the attacker.

In an interview with the Leicester Mercury, Pranee said: "We’re proud the judge praised our actions. It was very frightening but we’d do it again."

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