Suspects Snatch Chain Off Rider’s Neck

February 18, 2021 | 0 Comments

Two men on a motorcycle snatched a gold chain off a 19-year-old female’s neck as she was riding in Paget, causing her to lose control of the bike, and resulting in her and her 16-year-old passenger sustaining minor injuries.

A police spokesperson said, “Around 9:30am yesterday, Wednesday 17th February, 2021, police responded to a report of a robbery which occurred at the junction of Ord Road and Cherry Hill Park, Paget.

“Upon arrival, police spoke with the complainant a nineteen-year-old woman who told officers she was riding east on Ord Road, taking her sixteen-year-old friend to school, when as they neared the junction with Cherry Hill Park, a white motorcycle with two unknown men approached them.

“One of the men then allegedly snatched a gold chain off her neck and caused her to lose control of the bike.

“Both she and her passenger fell to the ground and sustained minor injuries. The suspects reportedly made a U-turn and drove away from the scene, travelling west on Ord Road.

“EMTs attended and checked the victims’ injuries, which were not thought to be life threatening.

“The suspects, whose faces were covered, were on a white motorcycle. The pillion was passenger wearing a black jacket. The rider wearing a white helmet.

“Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call 211 or, the main police number 295-0011.”

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