Shop owner Rasika Yakanwala and robber Manny Buckland
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Clifton shop owner fought to stop robber

A robber who was filmed on CCTV being tackled by a shop owner has been jailed.

Manny Buckland, 39, who admitted robbery and burglary at Luton Crown Court, was jailed for three years. Accomplice Stuart Battams, 41, admitted two burglary charges and was jailed for two years.

Rasika Yakanwala, 27, said she feared for her life as she grappled with Buckland at the Gulf petrol station in Clifton, Bedfordshire.

  • 20 Dec 2013