Balasore: Locals thrashed two youths at Sahada village under Chandipur block of Odisha’s Balasore district today after the duo allegedly snatched a mobile phone from a young woman and tried to flee the spot.
The two accused, who were travelling on a scooter, noticed the woman walking on the village road and talking on her mobile phone. In the meantime, they snatched the device from her and tried to decamp.
The woman raised an alarm, following which locals nabbed the two and beat them black and blue after tying them to a tree. On being informed, police reached the spot and detained the youths for questioning.