OTHERS

Futile bid to rob woman of jewellery

MANGALORE, AUG. 21. Two youths on a motorcycle made a futile attempt to rob a woman of her jewellery at Bejai in the Urwa Police Station limits on Friday.

The police said Cecilia D' Mello was walking on the Bejai-Kapikad road around 9.30 p.m. when she was stopped by the two youths.

They reportedly assaulted her and tried to snatch her chain and earrings. But when the victim cried for help, her family members and passers-by rushed to her help and caught one of them, the police said.

The police said they were yet to ascertain the identity of the youth.