A constable attached to the City Railway police sustained stab injuries when he tried to catch a chain snatcher at Yesvantpur Railway Station on Wednesday evening.
Constable Alladdin (23) was on patrolling duty when he noticed suspect, who was later identified as Mohammed Ali, fleeing after snatching a gold chain from a woman passenger.
The accused is said to be a habitual offender involved in similar chain snatching and robberies.
The Yeshwanthpura police have taken up a case and efforts are on to nab the accused.
Mr. Aladdin managed to nab him, but the suspect pulled out a knife and stabbed on him on the neck before fleeing from the spot.
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