Mumbai, August 22: A brave 11-year-old boy fought with a thief and retrieved his mother's favourite gold necklace from the culprit's clutches in Virar on Tuesday. According to a Times of India report, the boy was alone at home, when the thief entered his house. His father had gone out to work and his mother was also not at home. Brave 11-Year-Old Assam Boy Saves Woman and Her Child From Drowning in River.
The thief posed as lineman rang the bell and wanted to check the lines, but the boy told him to come later as he was alone. On hearing that, the thief barged the door, pushed the boy and went inside their room from where he picked up his mother's ornaments.
Just as the thief was about to leave, the boy noticed his mother's favourite gold necklace worth Rs 55,000 in his hand and so screamed for help. The thief panicked and let go of the necklace and ran down the stairs, where he bumped into the child's mother, who was rushing home on hearing her son scream for help.
The mother confronted the thief, but she was dragged by the latter down the stairs. The thief finally let go of the bag and attempted to flee from the spot. However, he was caught by the locals, beaten up and handed over to the Police station. The mother sustained some minor injuries on her hand. In a similar act of bravery, recently an 11-year-old boy saved a woman and a child from getting drowned in a river.