Braintree: Student fights off armed robber

Braintree: Student fights off armed robber

Braintree: Student fights off armed robber

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A student has spoken of the terrifying moment she fought off a robber wielding a broken bottle.

Petite Ashley MacNicol, 19, who practices the martial art Wing Chun, punched the would-be robber in the face after he demanded her belongings in a Braintree alleyway.

College at Braintree student Miss MacNicol, who is 5ft 4, was threatened in a cut through between Bradford Street and St James’s Road, Braintree.

See the BWT for the full story.

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2:06pm Wed 22 Feb 12

kelliep1970 says...

seems like the offender picked on the wrong girl.... wonder if he owns up to the fact that a 5ft 4in GIRL hit him.... doubt it very much tho prob told his mates it was a group of blokes lol xx well done ashley xx glad you werent hurt :) xx
seems like the offender picked on the wrong girl.... wonder if he owns up to the fact that a 5ft 4in GIRL hit him.... doubt it very much tho prob told his mates it was a group of blokes lol xx well done ashley xx glad you werent hurt :) xx kelliep1970
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