Cindy Tan wasn't about to let the thief get away, not for a second time.
The 52-year-old sales assistant was riding her scooter in Jalan Maju at 4.15pm Monday when the suspect came up from behind on his motorcycle and snatched her handbag.
She overcame the initial shock, chased and rammed her motorcycle into the thief. Both fell down.
"I then got up and grabbed my handbag and rushed into a restaurant for help," she told reporters at the scene.
Luckily, the thief's leg got trapped underneath the motorcycle. The incident got the attention of bystanders, who nabbed the thief.
Tan, who sustained injuries on her hands and legs.