Snatch theft in front of school: Suspect arrested in 24 hours

18 Apr 2019 / 13:33 H.

MIRI: Police were able to resolve a snatch case reported in front of a school here within 24 hours with the arrest of a suspect yesterday.

Miri district police chief ACP Lim Meng Seah said the 22-year-old suspect was arrested at 11.14am, following a report lodged by the victim, a 42-year-old clerk, at noon on April 16.

“The victim was riding a motorcycle in front of SK Pujut Corner when another motorcyclist snatched her handbag, containing a handphone and cash, which was placed in the motorcycle basket,” he said in a statement.

Police are investigating the case under Section 392 of the Penal Code. — Bernama

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