Have-a-go-hero sends armed robbers packing

This is the shocking moment a have-a-go-hero shopkeeper fights off three knife-wielding robbers - with a broom handle.

Selliah Vasanthan, 42, sent the trio of thugs packing using the makeshift weapon after they stormed into his store armed with large blades and demanded cash.

Dramatic footage captures the moment the brave shop worker stands up to the robbers and sends them fleeing empty-handed.

The dad-of-two then chased the balaclava-clad yobs out of the Best-one convenience store, in Castle Vale, Birmingham, before they made their escape on bikes.

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