WORKER FIGHTS OFF KNIFE AT­TACKER

Woman bat­tles thug who told her to hand over cash

Wishaw Press - - FRONT PAGE -

A brute is be­gin­ning a lengthy jail term af­ter try­ing to rob a well-known Wishaw store with a knife. A brave fe­male shop worker strug­gled with Ryan Cur­ran, who had or­dered her to hand over cash at the Day ’n’ Nite store in Cale­do­nian Road.

Cur­ran was jailed for two years when he ap­peared at Hamil­ton Sher­iff Court on Fri­day.

He ad­mit­ted at­tempt­ing to rob the Cale­do­nian Road shop while he was on bail.

Prose­cu­tor Scott King said: “Cur­ran grabbed her by the neck and pointed the knife at her while shout­ing ‘Money, money’.”

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