An attempt was made to burgle a house at Anna University staff quarters in Kotturpuram on Wednesday.

Police said the domestic help of Gowri, a lecturer, came to work when she saw the main door open. She entered thinking that her employer had returned home early from work, but saw an unidentified man checking an almirah. The person saw her and ran away. However, he managed to take away a couple of coin collection boxes.

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