In a valiant effort, a group of alert citizens caught a chain snatcher red-handed after he tried to steal a gold chain from a senior citizen in broad daylight in Thane on Wednesday.
The incident took place around noon today, when the accused tried to snatch a gold chain from an elderly at the service road next to Flower Valley Commercial Complex in Khopat, Thane West.
However, bystanders quickly came to the victim’s rescue and caught the chain snatcher while he was trying to flee. He was handed over to a beat marshal later. Thane police are in the process of booking him as of publishing this.
This local story has been published in a shortened or snippet format to cover the most crucial information at the earliest possible. It may be expanded to a full-length article once more information becomes available.