SALEM: Police arrested a man on charges of stealing cash from a house in Edapadi near here on Sunday.

Police said Palanisamy of Nachipalayam and his family members were sleeping in their house, when a man gained entry into the house and stole Rs. 1,000.

When he tried to get out of the house, Palanisamy saw him and raised an alarm.

People in the area caught the man, identified as Govindan (32), and handed over him to the police. A case has been registered.

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