A couple was attacked last Saturday at a bus stop in Baie du Tombeau.
The husband and wife, each aged about forty years, were at a bus stop when they were accosted by two individuals armed with swords. They have threatened the couple before stealing the gold chain of the woman and her handbag containing a mobile phone and a sum of Rs 3000.
The value of the loot is estimated at Rs 18 000. The police has opened an investigation to catch the two thugs.