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Each week we will pub­lish the best posts and tweets from our fol­low­ers. To pick up all the lat­est news, de­bate and is­sues af­fect­ing EK like us on face­book and fol­low us on twit­ter. Praise for shop hero

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

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