Robbery attempt at jewellery shop in Panchkula

Suspects fled in an autorickshaw

Robbery attempt at jewellery shop in Panchkula

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Tribune News Service
Panchkula, September 18

A jewellery shop owner survived a robbery attempt in broad daylight at around noon on Saturday.

Three robbers who struck Maa Luxmi Jewellers, located at Booth no 78 in Sector 8, and attacked its owner Sandeep Verma with a sharp weapon, had to return empty-handed after the owner raised an alarm which make them run immediately.

The suspects fled in an autorickshaw, said the police, quoting preliminary information, adding that they were yet to record the statement of the victim, who is receiving treatment at Civil Hospital in Sector 6.

Meanwhile, a forensic team also reached the spot to gather the evidence at the crime scene.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP) Mohit Handa and other senior police officials also inspected the area.

Handa subsequently visited the Civil Hospital in Sector 6 to take stock of the victim’s health.

Before him, Haryana Speaker and local MLA Gian Chand Gupta also visited the Civil Hospital to know about the victim’s health.

”Our multiple teams were working on crack the case. We will trace the robbers soon,” he said while speaking to the media persons.

According to the police, they were also checking the CCTV cameras installed near the crime spot to nail the suspects.

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