The police have arrested three people involved in incidents of snatching in and around the city and seized some mobile phones and women's purses from them.
The arrested have been identified as Harjit Singh, Arjun Sharma and Jasprit Singh, all residents of Bathinda. As many as eight mobile phones and four purses have been recovered from them.
Senior superintendent of police Inder Mohan Singh Bhatti said that the accused used to snatch the items while riding motorcycles. Police would be interrogating them to know their involvement in incidents of crimes.