Woman techie thwarts robbery bid, attacked

Woman techie thwarts robbery bid, attacked

An armed man barged into a house and attacked a woman when she resisted his robbery attempt at Munenakolalu in Marathahalli on Saturday.

The victim Olivia Biswas, working with an IT firm, had shared her house with two of her IT friends.

On the intervening night of Saturday and Sunday, at around 2.30 am, an unidentified man with a knife gained entry into the house and tried to rob them. Olivia woke up and tried to stop him following which the suspect attacked her with the knife and fled.

Her friends rushed took her to a hospital before alerting the police. The victim, who sustained injuries on her neck and hands, is recuperating.

The Marathalli police rushed to the spot and conducted a detailed investigation. The police are checking CCTV footage for leads.