1 pickpocket held, another escaped from Jammu hospital

A pickpocket was held and another escaped, who was his associate from Bone and Joint hospital in Jammu city on Monday afternoon (April 8).

The burglar was a minor boy who was caught by the medical facility’s staff inside the hospital premises in Bone and Joint Hospital at Bakshi Nagar with a blade and a pack of cigarettes.

The hospital staff has said that he was under the influence of drugs when he was nabbed pickpocketing.

After frisking the teenager burglar, the police recovered Rs 9000 from his possession.

The Jammu police has taken him to Bakshi Nagar police station.