Rourkela: Miscreants today snatched gold jewelry from an elderly woman after attacking her at Urampada under Udit Nagar police station in Rourkela today.
The 65-year-old woman identified as Mami Das was going to a local market for shopping. Some miscreants, in a bid to loot her jewelry, first dragged her with a rope. She fell down and the miscreants crushed her head with a brick and fled the spot after snatching the jewelry from her neck.
Local people rescued her in a critical condition and rushed to Rourkela Government hospital and later shifted her to Ispat general hospital after her condition deteriorated.
Udit Nagar police reached the spot and launched an inquiry to nab the miscreants.