Police are appealing for witnesses after an armed robber entered a Blackpool supermarket and threatened staff with a machete and kitchen knife.
The man walked into the Co-operative store on Central Drive at 10.30pm on Saturday.
He demanded money from the till whilst threatening to stab one of the female shop workers.
Despite being scared the woman manage fight off the man with a mop and vodka bottle, police said.
Detectives are now appealing for anyone who saw anything suspicious to contact police on 101 or Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.
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