Riding-in-tandem snatchers strike again PDF Print E-mail
Monday, 30 April 2018 13:50


A young woman lost her cell phone to two motorcycle- riding snatchers in Barangay Tetuan, this city last Saturday afternoon.

The victim was identified as Mary Ann Mayonado Escalante, 19, single of Tugbungan.

She told the police that she just came from a dentist clinic in Candido Road, Tetuan around 3:22 p.m.  and while she was walking along the road waiting for a tricycle, two men riding tandem on a motorcycle appeared and where the backrider suddenly grabbed her Samsung J2 cell phone before speeding way.

Police said that according to the victim, the suspects fled towards Crispin Atilano Street bringing their loot.

Escalante then proceeded to Tetuan Police Station to report the incident and seek police assistance.

Acting on the report, the police have flashed alarm to all police stations for the possible arrest of the suspects. – Dan Toribio