Bystanders end robbery
Bystanders overpowered a robber who tried to rob a liquor store in Rotterdam. People on the street saw the shopkeeper being attacked and decided to jump in and help.Armed with a knife, the 24-year-old robber entered the store in the early evening and demanded money from the merchant. The storekeeper resisted and got into a fight with the robber, resulting in a cut to his neck.
During the skirmish bystanders ran into the shop and overpowered the robber. They managed to drag him outside and turned him over to the police.
The shopkeeper was taken to hospital. He did not sustain any life-threatening injuries according to the police.