An unidentified gang attempted to rob a journalist working as correspondent with a Hyderabad-based national daily, near Ambur Salai around 8.30 pm on Sunday.
Sources said the journalist was driving past Ambur Salai-St Agnus Street on his bike when the gang on two-wheelers waylaid him and tried to rob his mobile and vehicle. However, he managed to escape and reached the main road. Meanwhile, the miscreants escaped from the spot leaving his bike behind.
The correspondent filed a complaint at the Grand Bazaar police station.