2 snatchers mauled in QC, Pasay

Posted at Feb 07 2013 02:38 PM | Updated as of Feb 07 2013 10:38 PM

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MANILA - Two suspected snatchers were mauled by angry bystanders in Quezon and Pasay cities on Wednesday evening.

The suspect in Quezon City, identified as Edgar Avilon, allegedly grabbed the necklace of a woman at a footbridge. Several bystanders caught him as he tried to escape.

The other snatcher, identified as Adonis Dorante, fell off a motorcycle after his victim did not let go of her bag. He was also mauled by people in the area.

Meanwhile, the motorcycle driver companion of Dorante, Marty Nanez, was arrested in a follow-up operation.

- Umagang Kay Ganda, 7 February 2013