Masked men stab cycling schoolboy in robbery bid

A Class 12 student, who was cycling on Habibullah Road in T Nagar was allegedly stabbed by a duo on a bike in an attempt to rob him on Thursday early morning.
Masked men stab cycling schoolboy in robbery bid
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According to police, victim Rithish Sai, a resident of Gangiamman Koil Street, Kodambakkam and a volleyball player, usually do early morning cycling as part of training. He was followed and intercepted by the duo on a bike demanding that he part with his mobile phone. After he refused and took his cycle on the walkway, the two continued to chase him holding a knife.
Rithish Sai then abandoned his cycle and started running, screaming for help. The two continued to chase and one stabbed him on his back. Injured Rithish took shelter in a tea shop. When the workers there came out looking for the attackers, the two escaped on their two-wheeler, police said.
A complaint has been lodged with Pondy Bazaar police who said they are trying to zero in on the suspects with the help of CCTV footage.

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