A 33-year-old woman, S. Jeyalakshmi, was robbed of her five-sovereign gold chain and studs at knife point here on Sunday morning.

Police sources said that the woman, residing on Pullalakottai Road, was walking on the Pavali Road near Balaji Nagar, when four persons, riding on two motorcycles, threatened her with dire consequences if she did not part with the gold chain.

The incident took place at around 7 a.m.

The Amathur police have registered a case and are investigating.

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