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US shopkeeper scares armed robber away

8 October 2013 Last updated at 08:20 BST

Police in the US have released dramatic footage of a shopkeeper who pulled out a machete when an armed robber pointed a gun at him.

The Long Island shop worker grabbed the machete from beneath the counter and chased the robber across the car park.

Police, who have just released the security camera footage, said the attempted robbery took place on September 25.

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