Berhampur, July 1 (LocalWire): Unidentified motorbike-borne miscreants allegedly snatched Rs 1.70 lakh from a woman near Haradakhandi area under Bada Bazara police station limits here today.
The incident took place when the victim identified as Sushila Behera was walking to her mother’s house.
She took an auto from Kanishi, in the outskirts of the town after withdrawing cash from the bank.
The miscreants allegedly snatched the bag and fled.
Police from Bada Bazar police station rushed to the spot and started an inquiry.
Inspector in charge, Bada Bazar, Prasant Bhupati, said patrolling was intensified in the area.
Police suspected the miscreants might be following Behera since she withdrew the cash from the bank.