Five member gang try to attack pawn broker in Chennai

A five member gang attacked a pawn broker at knife point at his shop situated at Uthandi on East Cost Road.

Published: 24th July 2016 08:02 PM  |   Last Updated: 24th July 2016 08:08 PM   |  A+A-

  • A five member gang attacked a pawn broker at knife point at his shop situated at Uthandi on East Cost Road.
  • Neighbours rushed to his rescue, while the gang managed to escape from the scene.

 

CHENNAI: In yet another incident of robbery, a five member gang  attacked a pawn broker at knife point at his shop situated at Uthandi on East Cost Road on Saturday afternoon. However, no valuables were stolen, police confirmed.

A Suresh (25), a resident of the same area runs a pawn broker shop ‘Manoj pawn brokers’ at Uthandi. On Saturday, at around 12.05 pm, a five member gang came on two bikes to the shop.

“Two men approached Suresh posing as customers, while three others waited outside the shop. Learning that he was alone at shop, the duo threatened him at knife point. When he tried to resist the three others who were waiting near the bike also entered the shop and tried to attack him with sickles. Suresh immediately raised an alarm.


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