It seems to be no end to chain snatching menace in city. Two motorcycle-borne youths attacked Shakuntala, an elderly woman and made away with 50 grams of gold on Thursday evening.
Shakuntala (75) a retired high school headmistress and a resident of Mahajana layout is the victim. According to the sources, two youths in pulsar rode up to her and pulled chain from her neck and made away with 50 grams of gold.
A case has been booked at Vijayanagar Police station.
In an another attempt, the miscreants have made a failed attempt to snatch chain from Sharavathi (56) in Kuvempunagar police station limits. The chain snatchers have attacked Sharavathi but could not get hold of the chain.
Snatchers are targeting women during the morning morning from 5 am to 8 am and at night from 7 pm to 9 pm.
A case has been registered at Kuvempunagar Police station.