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East Kilbride News online readers hailed newsagent Sam Akhtar after he attacked a thug with a hammer who tried to rob him.
Our front-page story last week got people talking – and folk were upset that Sam, who runs Akhtar’s Newsagents in Calderwood – had been targeted.
Gilly Gillespie said:“Sam is a lovely man and my landlord.
“He did not deserve this as he’s such a nice person, always trying to help people out when he can. Hope they catch the wee idiot and throw the book at him.”
Lorraine Honeyman said:“Hope they catch this person. Sam is such a lovely friendly guy who has had the shop a long time.
“Hope he is okay. Well done Sam