An unidentified person snatched seven sovereigns of gold chain from Prema and took to the heels.When Prema cried for help, motorists and commuters waiting at the bus stop chased the youth and caught him.
Coimbatore: A 34-year-old man was caught while trying to escape after snatching seven sovereigns of gold chain from a woman near Gandhipuram on Thursday.Police said D Prema, 57, a resident of Siddhapudur, was waiting at Venkateswara oil mill bus stop on Bharathiyar Road on Thursday evening.
He was arrested in his first attempt itself.TNN
His salary was not enough to meet his family expenses.
He was beaten and handed over to the Kattoor (crime) police.The accused has been identified as Siva, 34, son of Alagar, a native of Sathya Nagar at Ottanchatram in Dindigul district.
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