Woman loses handbag to snatch thieves riding motorcycle

Purse. — DayakDaily.com file pic. // Photo: Pixabay

MIRI, August 3: A female sales promoter in her early 30’s had her handbag snatched by two unknown men riding on a motorcycle along Jalan Post on Thursday night (August 2).

According to sources, in the 8pm incident, the victim was walking towards her parked car when she was suddenly approached by the men on the motorcycle who then snatched her handbag.

The victim not injured in the incident. She immediately lodged a police report at Miri Central police station (CPS).

Amongst items reported missing were her personal documents was RM40 of cash.

This is the second such snatch incident in the city reported recently.


On July 20, another female sales promoter was injured after her handbag was snatched by a thief in an incident at Jalan Boulevard here.

The victim sustained bodily injuries and her hair was entangled in the suspect’s motorcycle. — DayakDaily