Chain-snatchers at it again

Two incidents of chain-snatching were reported from KR Puram, Jnanabharathi and C K Achchkat police limits on Saturday.

Two men, posing as customers, snatched away a gold chain from an elderly woman at her grocery store in Shanthi Layout, KR Puram.

On Saturday morning, Rukminiamma, who was busy attending to customers. Two men approached her seeking her some items. Even as the woman was searching for the groceries, the two snatched away her 25-gram gold chain and fled the spot. A few passersby, who noticed the incident, chased the miscreants, but in vain, police said.

In the second incident, two bike-borne youth snatched a 17-gm gold chain from a woman in Health Layout, Jnanabharathi.

Sunita was walking in front of her house when the incident occurred.

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