A 26-year-old woman was injured after two men on a bike in Delhi's Civil lines area tried to snatch away her mother's purse from inside an auto-rickshaw, following which she fell off from the vehicle, the police said.
The woman, identified as Nidhi Kapoor, was with her mother in the rickshaw when the men on a bike snatched away the handbag and fled.
"Nidhi Kapoor, a businesswoman, residing in Civil Lines, was going by auto with her mother on September 28 morning when bike riders on Shamnath Marg snatched a purse from her mother's hand. In between the incident, the auto got imbalanced after which Nidhi fell off the auto," the police added.
The woman was given first-aid at a nearby hospital.
The Delhi Police have registered a case and further investigation is on. officials said.
Recently, a journalist suffered injuries on her face and hand after she was attacked by two robbers on a motorbike near Chittaranjan Park in New Delhi in broad daylight. The men had dragged her out an auto-rickshaw, snatched her phone and managed to flee.