Chandigarh, Nov. 28 -- Adding to a spree of similar crimes in Chandigarh this month, thieves fled with items kept in a car after smashing its rear windshield at the main market in Manimajra, police said on Saturday.

The incident took place on November 25. Hari Om, who resides in Panchkula and runs a departmental store in Manimajra, told police that he had parked his car outside his shop.

Later, he realised that someone had broken its rear windshield and stolen his laptop and wallet that was kept inside.

A case has been registered under Sections 379 (theft) and 427 (mischief causing damage to the amount of fifty rupees) of the Indian Penal Code.

This is eighth such incident reported in the city in the past one month. In a recent one, a R...