Chain-snatchers strike in OMR

Chennai: A woman allegedly lost her gold chain to bike-born snatchers at OMR this morning. According to the police, Dayapriyadarshini (45), a resident of Kamarajar Nagar, Thiruvanmiyur had gone to have a meal at a popular restaurant with her husband Sreenivasan and her son.

While they were walking out of the restaurant to the car parked on the roadside, bike-borne men on a two-wheeler snatched her four sovereign gold chain.

She subsequently lodged a complaint with the Taramani police. Police said they are inquiring into the complaint by checking the CCTV footage.

However, they said there were no injury marks on the neck of the victim which is commonly seen in chain-snatching incidents.

NT Bureau