Chandigarh: Motorcycle-borne snatchers target two women in 30 minutes  

Police are looking for CCTV footage to trace the accused.

punjab Updated: Jan 20, 2018 23:33 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
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Suman Sharma, 43, was talking on the phone outside her house in Sector 30 when the snatchers struck there around 2pm.(HT File/Representative image )

Motorcycle-borne snatchers targeted two women in Sectors 30 and 46 within 30 minutes on Friday. Police suspect same miscreants were behind both crimes. Suman Sharma, 43, was talking on the phone outside her house in Sector 30 when the snatchers struck there around 2pm.

They got off their black motorcycle, snatched her chain and fled.

Suman, who works as an assistant with Employees’ State Insurance, said the man riding the bike was wearing a maroon jacket while the pillion one was wearing a black jacket.

Within half an hour of this incident, Shruti Mehra, 40, was also targeted outside her house in Sector 46. A housewife, she was sitting in the sun when the bikers stopped there to ask directions. As she was talking to them, they snatched her chain and fled.

Police are looking for CCTV footage to trace the accused. Meanwhile, another snatching was reported in Sector 22, where three Activa-borne men snatched a pedetrian’s mobile phone.

Jyoti, a resident of Ram Darbar, told police she was walking towards the market when she was targeted near Nehru Park.

First Published: Jan 20, 2018 16:27 IST