Senior citizen attacked, robbed

New Delhi: An 80-year-old woman was attacked by two motorcycle-borne men before they snatched her gold chain just outside her house in north-west Delhi on Tuesday, police said.

The incident was reported from Pitampura when Kamlesh Walia, the victim, was returning home after visiting her doctor.

Her son Dinesh, who is a journalist with an English magazine, informed police about the incident.

According to Kamlesh, she was about to enter her house when one of the men tried to strangle her. He then snatched the chain and ran towards his accomplice who was on a scooter.

Police said they were investigating the matter.