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Patrol team catches fleeing thief

A police head constable and a constable chased and caught a 25-year-old man who tried to escape after stealing over ₹4.60 lakh from a house in Madhavaram on Monday.

According to the police, a patrol team was doing the rounds near Thanikachalam Nagar in Madhavaram when they stopped a motorcyclist.

Head constable Sridhar and constable Suresh tried to question him but the culprit fled the spot.

The policemen nabbed him after a chase. He was identified as Sudhakar of Vellore. He had stolen cash from the house of Fabian, who runs a call centre. A two-wheeler, three mobile phones and watches were recovered from him.

House-owner alerted

The police went to Mr. Fabian’s house and informed him about the burglary.

A complaint was filed, and Sudhakar was arrested and remanded in judicial custody.

He has cases in Vellore and Kodungaiyur, the police added.

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