A WOMAN grabbed a would-be robber's knife forcing him to flee in Tredegar this morning.

The woman was approached by the man who demanded money on Gelli Road, near the Lidl Store at around 10.30am.

The woman grabbed the knife and as a result suffered a minor cut to her hand and the man then ran off.

Gwent Police ask anyone with information to call Gwent Police on 101, quoting log number 118 30/04/14.