Hubballi: A thief snatched away a mobile, a gold chain, a ring and Rs. 1,000 cash from a retired person near Pinto Road. The thief not only snatched away valuables, but he also hit the person with a stone on his head before fleeing from the spot.
The victim has been identified as Yohanan, a resident of Prakash Colony. According to the police, Yohanan was going through Pinto Road on Saturday afternoon when the accused suddenly pickpocketed his mobile. Yohanan noticed it and started chasing him, and he nabbed him, but the accused hit him with a stone on his head and snatched a gold chain weighing about 15 grams, a gold ring weighing about three grams, which the man was wearing, and Rs 1,000 cash from his pockets. The Sub Urban police have registered a case.
Thieves break into a house, steal away valuables
On Friday morning, thieves broke into a house in Maruti Nagar in Kusugal on Friday morning and stole away 12.5 grams of gold and 15 grams of silver articles. Rural police have registered a case.