On Friday evening, two motorcycle-borne youths snatched a purse from a girl near Amartex Chowk, Sector 19, and fled. But the rear tyre of the motorcycle got jammed and both fell down. One of them fled the spot, but the police and public apprehended him.
On his disclosure, the police arrested one from Abheypur and other from Zirakpur.
They confessed to four different snatching incidents. The police also recovered four mobile phones from them which they snatched from different sectors.
Meanwhile, the police have increased patrolling to nab snatchers. ACP Virender Sangwan said other gangs of snatchers would be arrested soon.