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Police arrest a man who tried to rob a locksmith

A locksmith in Kolkata has been arrested by police after he tried to steal a vehicle, police said.

Police said that on December 4, the locksmith at the gates of the Nandini locksmiths in Sector 2, Pune, allegedly approached the lockers at around 6.30am.

The locksmith asked a female employee to lock the vehicle, but she refused to do so and tried to snatch it, said Pune Police Station Superintendent B. R. Kumar.

When the lockscreen refused to unlock, the male employee tried to grab the vehicle.

The man then tried to smash the vehicle’s windshield and run off, police added.

After a heated scuffle with the lockshop, the man managed to steal the vehicle and fled from the area.