A chain snatching incident took place at RN Reddy Nagar in Meerpet here on Thursday.
According to police, chain-snatchers tried to pull gold chain from a woman Anitha (30) when she was returning home after leaving her children at school. On the way, a snatcher pulled her chain from her neck. But the snatcher fell down on the ground when he tried to escape from the scene. Meanwhile, Anitha raised an alarm and the snatcher fled on the bike waiting for him nearby leaving the gold chain. The locals tried to chase the culprits on their bikes in vain. (NSS)