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VIDEO: Jeweller saves shop from robbers' heist

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VIDEO: Jeweller saves shop from robbers' heist
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17:23 CEST+02:00
A pair of thieves got a shock when they tried to rob a jewellery shop in Sicily, CCTV footage has shown.

Video footage (below) shows a pair of thieves, one wielding a pistol, entering the shop, in Giardini Naxos, Messina.

The armed thief rushes to the back room, but soon returns with the shop owner angrily waving his own gun.

The robbers appear entirely unprepared for an armed victim and soon they are dumping the jewellery and running away.

The owner, apparently unafraid of the robbers' own gun, chases them down the street.

A woman who was in the shop before the pair walked in is prompted to stop a child, who was in the back room, from running after the trio.

It is unclear whether the thieves were caught. 

Watch the CCTV footage:

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