BHUBANESWAR: In a broad-daylight robbery, two persons decamped with a motorcycle of a person after snatching gold chains in full public view at Satabdi Nagar on Monday.

The thieves were said to have planned the crime in advance. But they could not enter the house as neighbours spotted and chased them away. The miscreants confronted with the house owner while they were on the run. The criminals threatened him at point of sharpened weapon and found the safe passage.