Mr Trounce, who was hit on the left arm when he refused to hand over any cash, smashing his watch and bruising his wrist, continued: "I could see that they were either a couple of rank amateurs, or terminally stupid.
Mr Trounce was helped by his son, Mark, and a shop assistant.
After ushering the raiders from the store, Mr Trounce's son, Mark, called the police who arrived in three cars and the police helicopter.
Mr Trounce said: "The police arrived mob-handed and did a good job." Mr Trounce joined police in a search of the area.
of Cardiff "The font will not only represent the history of Star Street Church (where it was originally used) in our collection, but also the impact and the huge sacrifice that Cardiffians, like Sydney Abel Trounce, made during World War I.
of Cardiff man Lieutenant SA Trounce in World War I
Pinup boy Peter Johnson easily trounces
raindrops on roses in Weber's scorecard of favorite things, a list that also extols late lesbian cabaret storm trooper Frances Faye, world explorer Sir Wilfred Thesiger, and queen fashionista Diana Vreeland.
"Alex Donis's work trounces
across the barriers that divide love from hate, black from white, East from West, the sacred from the profane, and the physical from the spiritual," writes Coco Fusco, an artist and cultural theorist.
lCollingwood (Neville Crump/Colin Hawkins) gains his seventh win of the year when he trounces Ross Royal (Jack Peacock/Sam Morshead) in the three-mile chase at Worcester.
lOwner Edwin Cohen enjoys his first success in 17 years as Wings Cove (Lady Herries) trounces Lake Poopo (Barry Hills/Darryll Holland) in the mile-and-six handicap at Sandown.