Chandigarh: A 27-year-old woman and her mother, in a swift effort thwarted the bid of a young snatcher when he was trying to escape after snatching the chain (mangalsutra) of the woman at Ramdarbar.
According to the police, the accused, who is 17 years old, has been apprehended and sent to Juvenile Home.
Police sources said the incident took place on Saturday evening at around 8.45 when Baby (27) was crossing Hathi Park at Phase II, Ramdarbar.
The woman has reported to the police that while she was walking, a youth attacked from back and snatched her gold chain (mangalsutra).
But the woman acted swiftly and moved back, holding the hand of the miscreant. The victim’s mother also came along and both held the youth and raised the alarm.
The police were called at the spot and the snatcher was handed over to it.
The police have registered a case under Sections 356 and 379 of the Indian Penal Code at Sector 31 Police Station and sent the youth to Juvenile Home.
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