The police are searching for a bike-borne duo who snatched a 17-sovereign gold chain and an iPhone at knifepoint in three incidents near Perungalathur on Monday.
After that, at 9 pm, the duo went to the house of Usha (29) in Moovendar Nagar and introduced themselves as plumbers. They claimed that they were hired by someone and the person gave this address. While Usha was explaining she did not book anyone, they pushed Usha aside and entered the house. They threatened her in knifepoint and snatched 10-sovereign gold chain.
Meanwhile, two men intercepted a motorist at knifepoint and demanded money around 9.30 pm at Madanapuram near Mudichur. As they couldn’t find cash, they snatched his iPhone and escaped from the spot. The police suspect that they could be the same duo.
The Peerkankaranai police have registered a case and are searching for the accused.