The confrontation was caught on CCTV and shows the robber backing out of the shop in Stenson Fields, Derbyshire, as Santokh Sangera rushed towards him
A shopkeeper forced a robber out of his store despite being threatened with a crowbar in an incredible act of bravery.
Santokh Sangera was determined not to "just stand there" as three masked men started demanding cash.
The 57-year-old had gone into the store's kitchen area to make a cup of tea when he heard someone come into his shop.
He came out and saw the youth who started making a hitting action at him with the metal weapon, reports the Derby Telegraph .