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Chain snatchers caught on CCTV

Mount Lavinia Police began investigations to arrest two suspects who allegedly snatched a chain worth Rs. 1 lakh from a young woman on Sunday.

The incident happened in Gangadara Mawatha in Mount Lavinia and was clearly recorded on a CCTV security camera. According to police, the victim was an employee of a private company. She had come to her workplace owner’s house and when she tried to enter the house, two persons had come on a motorbike and stopped near her. Then one of a motorcyclists had asked her something and then suddenly snatched her chain.

She tried to resist the attack. However, the thieves fled the scene with the gold chain. Her hand was slightly injured in the incident, police said.

Police are conducting further investigations to apprehend the suspects, with the help of the CCTV evidence. 

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