House raid nets sus­pected snatch thieves

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MIRI: Two men were ar­rested at Kam­pung Tu­dan here on sus­pi­cion of be­ing in­volved in a num­ber of bur­glar­ies, rob­beries and snatch thefts.

The sus­pects, in their 20s and 30s, were nabbed af­ter police raided their house on Wed­nes­day after­noon fol­low­ing a tip off.

A source in­di­cated that the police team also seized a car and a crash hel­met as ev­i­dence.

It is said the sus­pects are be­lieved to be in­volved in a snatch theft at Desa Se­nadin on Tues­day.

Both have been placed in the police lockup pend­ing fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion.

Footage from a closed cir­cuit tele­vi­sion shows one of the sus­pects run­ning to­wards the un­sus­pect­ing vic­tim prior to com­mit­ting the snatch theft.

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