Kundapur: Two strangers walked into a general store in Shiroor market on Thursday and took away a bag containing cash when the owner’s attention was elsewhere.
The duo arrived at the shop owned by Venkatesh Prabhu. Asking for mats and drums, they kept him occupied and quitely walked inside the counter. They picked a bag containing Rs 22,800 and some documents and vanished.
A case has been filed at the Byndoor police station.
Operation ‘Attention Diversion’:
- Mangaluru: Businessman Relieved of Rs 8.50 Lakh by Trio by Diverting Attention
- Mangaluru: Bag with Cash Snatched from Car by Diverting Owner’s Attention
- Mangalore: Gold Ornaments Snatched from Car by Diverting Attention
- Bantwal: Yet Another Case of Diverting Attention
- Sullia: Rs 3.60 Lakh Stolen by Diverting Owner’s Attention
Happening over and over:
- Mangalore: Senior Woman Relieved of Gold Chain with Sweet Talk!
- Bantwal: Woman Loses Sovereign-worth Gold Chain to Sweet-talking Cheat
- Manipal : Trickster Posing as Acquaintance Relieves Woman of Gold Chain