Three people lost their mobile phones to miscreants, including a government veterinary hospital employee who was robbed at the Kodambakkam railway station.
Representative Image Chennai: A 19-year-old girl was relieved of her mobile phone in Koyambedu in the wee hours of Saturday. The incident happened when Rajalakshmi of Villivakkam, who works at a petrol bunk in Koyambedu, alighted from a bus near DMDK office and was walking to her workplace. As she was talking on the phone, a bike-borne duo followed her, snatched her phone and fled the spot. Based on her complaint, Koyambedu police have registered a case.
In another incident, miscreants attacked a government veterinary hospital employee as he refused to part with his mobile phone on Friday night. Anbu got down from a suburban train at Kodambakkam railway station and was accosted by two men on the railway track. After he refused to part with the phone, the duo threatened him at knifepoint and allegedly attacked him before fleeing the spot. Anbu was rushed to a nearby hospital by passers-by and is undergoing treatment for head injuries. The Koyambedu police are investigating the incident.
Meanwhile, a Class 11 boy has complained at ICF police station that robbers escaped with his mobile phone which he had kept on his two-wheeler on Friday. The incident took place when Naveenkumar of Villivakkam went to a playground in Ayanavaram on a bike to play cricket with his friends. While he had kept his phone in the under-seat cabin, he found that the seat had been damaged, and the mobile phone stolen. Further inquiry is on.