New Delhi, Jun 26 (PTI) Two unidentified persons snatched a gold chain of a CBI officer in south Delhi's Pushp Vihar area, police said on Sunday.

Police received information at around 11.24 pm on Saturday about a chain snatching incident at Sector-1 in Pushp Vihar, they said

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A police team rushed to the spot where the complainant said he was walking with his family near Sector-1 when two persons on a motorcycle came behind, snatched his gold chain (two tolas) and fled, Deputy Commissioner of Police (south) Benita Mary Jaiker said.

A case under sections 379 (punishment for theft), 356 (assault or criminal force in attempt to commit theft of property carried by a person) and 34 (common intension) of the Indian Penal Code has been registered and investigation is underway, she said.

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The man is a senior scientific officer in the CBI, police said.

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