Special Correspondent

CHENNAI: Two youths who stole a motorcycle and went on a chain-snatching spree were arrested in Adyar on Tuesday.

According to Assistant Commissioner of Police (Adyar) M. Karthikeyan, a motorcycle was intercepted by a police team based on specific information. The suspects, A. Lokesh (20) and A. Samuel (20) of Ramavaram, were not in possession of any documents pertaining to the motorcycle.

Further investigation revealed that the duo had stolen the two-wheeler from the Marina beach and used it to commit three chain-snatching offences in quick succession.

Police seized the motorcycle and three gold chains from them.