A bag containing Rs.5 lakh was stolen from a car near the Avadi check post on Monday. Ravi (45) of Kannikapuram, Avadi, had sold a property in the area and had received Rs. 6.5 lakh. He had Rs 1.5 lakh on his person and the rest was in a bag on the rear seat of the car. Ravi, along with friends, went to have lunch at a hotel near the check post. When he returned, he found the rear windshield smashed and the bag containing the money missing. Avadi police have registered a case.