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Thursday 2nd October 2014
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Dramatic CCTV Of Shop Owners Fighting Back

The Flying Squad has released dramatic CCTV footage of a shopkeeper grappling with a violent armed robber.

The images capture the moment the brave 46-year-old and his son, aged 25, tried to fend off the robbers - despite them being armed with a handgun and a large knife.

The robbers eventually fled empty-handed from Gonca supermarket on Blackstock Road, Finsbury Park, leaving the victims cut and bruised.

The incident happened at 9.45pm on 21st December 2010.

Police believe this is linked to an armed robbery which took place just minutes earlier at at My Shop on Fortess Road in Kentish Town.

Anyone with information is asked to please contact police on 020 8358 1751 or if you wish to remain anonymous call Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.