CHENNAI: A suspected burglar who allegedly scaled the wall and jumped into a house in Kothawalchavidi on Wednesday night was nabbed by locals and handed over to the police.

According to police, a few passers-by who saw a youth getting into the house this way raised an alarm drawing the attention of others in the area. The accused, Sundar (22) of Perambur, was apprehended and taken to police station.

Chain-snatcher caught

Pradeep (27) of Tondiarpet, who allegedly snatched a gold chain from Gandhimathi (50) of Thiruverkadu and tried to escape was apprehended by locals. Gandhimathi was returning home in a MTC bus.