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Cops chase, arrest criminal who attacks man at Vashi naka

Wednesday, 20 August 2014 - 7:30am IST | Agency: dna

A young man, who attacked a person with a knife and snatched his mobile phone in Chembur a little after midnight on Monday, was chased and caught by police men returning from Dahi Handi patrol duty.

The RCF police identified the attacker as Siddhesh Kamble, 19, a resident of Ghatkopar. They said he has a previous criminal record with five cases registered against him at Ghatkopar police station.

Kamble slashed the man while taking his high-end mobile phone and ran away. The victim shouted for help, and his cries were heard by police constable Subhas Barsingh, who was riding by on a motorcycle.

Barsingh chased the attacker. He was joined by senior inspector Dilip Raut and inspector S Jadhav who were driving back to the police station after Janmashtami bandobast.

The police men, all of RCF police station, caught up with Kamble at Vashi naka.


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