A person who attempted to flee after snatching the gold necklace worn by a young woman was apprehended yesterday (3) noon, with the timely intervention of plain clothed policemen standing nearby.
The culprit – a 32-year-old resident of Wellawatta- has been handed over to the Wellawatte Police Station.This incident took place near W. A. Silva Mawatha in Wellawatte. The value of the chain is about Rs 200, 000.
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Wellawatta Police are carrying out further investigations into the matter.
A person who has attempted to snatch the gold necklace worn by a passenger at the Mundel Railway Station was apprehended on Thursday night, with the timely intervention of the station master.