Hubballi: ‘Be cautious while talking on your phone in public; cell phone snatchers may target you.’
The Town police have arrested two accused who used to steal passengers’ cell phones.
The phone and an auto-rickshaw used in the crime were recovered by the police.
The accused, according to police sources, recently snatched the cell phone of a passenger who had alighted at the railway station. The person was going out of the station’s premises while talking on the phone, according to police. One of the accused kept the auto-rickshaw running while the other snatched the cell phone and both fled the scene in that vehicle.