Trichy: Thieves broke into a locked house and escaped with gold jewellery and cash while a woman lost her 5 sovereigns of gold chain to a snatcher in two different robbery case in the district.
Police said on Sunday, the thieves struck at the residence of B Hemanathan, (31), Canara Bank Colony of Srinivasa Nagar on Vayaloor Road.
When everyone was asleep. Thieves gained entry into the house by breaking open the back door before making off with the 4g gold ring, a silver anklet, 4g gold dollar and Rs 1,000 cash, all total worth Rs 20,200. The crime team have launched an investigation.
In another incident, on Saturday, a woman was looted of her gold chain while she was walking home from Naganathar temple. However, the incident took place on Saturday, the complaint was registered only on Sunday.
Based on the tipoff, P Karpagam, from Kargin Nagar at John Thoppu extension, the Police have started an investigation. On Saturday, the government higher secondary school teacher fell victim when she was hurrying back home from Naganathar temple at 6.30 pm.