Bystanders end robbery

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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.

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The shopkeeper was taken to hospital. He did not sustain any life-threatening injuries according to the police.