KUALA LUMPUR: Prompt action by two policemen saw two snatch thieves who had grabbed the sling bag of a man near the Setapak Bus Stop,
nabbed here, yesterday.
In the 1.50pm incident, the two suspects on a motorcycle approached the victim who was standing on the road shoulder along Jalan Gombak and snatched his sling bag.
Wangsa Maju District Police chief Supt Mohamad Roy Suhaimi Sarif said two members of a Motorcycle Patrol Unit who saw the incident gave chase and managed to nab the suspects.
He said the suspects threw the sling bag at the policemen in their desperate attempt to escape but were detained at Kampung Changkat Desa.
“Police investigations on the suspects who were aged 22 and 19, revealed that one of them had 17 records for snatch thefts,” he said when contacted.- BERNAMA