The police have arrested an accused on the charge of snatching gold chains by attacking old women.
Abdul Samad, (24) from Chelakkulam worked as a cleaner in private buses and is accused of roaming around in scooter and snatching gold chains from old women found alone.
The police team has been after him for breaking into a house along the Meprathupadi-Puthupara Road.
The accused snatching a gold chain worth 1.50 sovereigns after attacking an 88-year-old woman, who was alone there on 11 November.
The police have been hot on his heels after he committed the same crime by attacking a lady at a store near Choondamala on Tuesday.