A theft occurred at a mobile handset showroom at Sai Complex in Gandhi Nagar area of the city on Saturday night.

According to a complaint lodged by show owner E. Arunachalam, miscreants broke open the shutter of the shop and took away around 300 handsets worth more than Rs. 10 lakh.

The CC cameras in the shop could not provide any clue as they were disconnected.

Police started investigation into the case.

No one was arrested in connection with the case.