Shopkeeper foils raid - by shouting

A SUFFOLK shopkeeper foiled ram raiders today after he yelled at them to "Get lost" during an early morning attack on his store.

By Jo Macdonald

A SUFFOLK shopkeeper foiled ram raiders today after he yelled at them to "Get lost" during an early morning attack on his store.

John Watt, who has run the Village Stores in Chedburgh near Bury St Edmunds for 34 years, was alerted to the break-in bid when his burglar alarm went off.

When he looked out of the window he saw three men wearing balaclavas trying to break into the shop.

Full story in today's Evening Star