Muggers fleeing on motorcycle crash into woman and child

A police line bars access to a scene of a crime. (Photo/Maldives Police Service)

Two muggers who stole a mobile phone from a migrant worker near the Vilimale’ Ferry Terminal in Male’ City were involved in a dangerous accident on Saturday, while attempting to flee the scene of the crime on a motorycle. 

A police spokesperson said the incident took place at approximately 10:13 am. 

The spokesperson said the muggers crashed into two pedestrians with their motorcycle while attempting to flee the scene – a woman and a child. 

The woman and child, as well as the two people on the motorcycle were injured in the crash. 

They are being treated at the Indhira Gandhi Memorial Hospital (IGMH). 

The two people on the motorcycle have been taken into custody of police. 

The case is under further investigation by police.