A man walking near his house was robbed of two mobile phones and a silver chain by three unidentified men at knifepoint.

Shivalinga Hannappan who stays in an apartment on Sultan Road at Seetapati Agrahara in Nagarthapet, told Central police the trio waylaid him around 10.15 p.m. on Wednesday night, robbed him of his valuables and fled.

Chain snatched

Two men on a motorcycle accosted a housewife near 2nd Cross in Shankarapuram here Thursday morning and rode off after snatching her gold chain worth Rs. 1.10 lakh.

Prasannaparvathi Narasimhamurthy was drawing rangoli in front of her house when the duo grabbed her gold chain.