Two unidentified men on a motorcycle snatched a six-sovereign gold chain from a woman pedestrian in Ambattur Industrial Estate area on Tuesday evening.

Police sources said the incident took place when the victim, Mangalam (52), a BSNL employee and a resident of West Mogappair, was returning home from work.

She disembarked from an MTC bus at the Vavin bus stop and was walking towards her house when the duo on the motorcycle rode close to her, snatched her chain and sped away. The police are investigating.

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