Three unidentified armed youths robbed S. Rahul (22), of Nannagaram near Courtallam, of Rs. 1 lakh worth gold ornaments and cash on Tuesday night.

Police said Rahul was intercepted by three youths when he was walking along the road at Veeramanickapuram on Tuesday night.

After beating him up, they snatched from him, his gold chain, mobile phone, ring and cash, all worth about Rs. 1 lakh, and escaped.

Mr. Rahul has been admitted to the Tirunelveli Medical College Hospital.

Melapalayam police have registered a case.

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