Trapped for two hours after attack
A NEWSAGENT manager who says he was left trapped under shelves in the dark after an alleged robbery has slammed police for not finding him sooner.
Steve Thompson, manager of Martin's in Town Street, said as he was about to leave his workplace last Tuesday evening two men forced their way into the back of the shop.
He said they switched off the lights and pushed him into some shelving which tipped and trapped him in the dark.
Mr Thompson said despite him tripping the panic alarm it took almost two hours for police to find him and he is now demanding answers.
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