'Chain Grabber' Chased, Beaten in Downtown Kingston

Chaos broke out at the intersection of East Queen Street and Duke Street in downtown Kingston, a short while ago after an alleged thief was chased and beaten by people in the area.

Reports are that about 9:30 am a female business operator raised an alarm after the man reportedly sneaked up from behind and grabbed her the piece of jewelry from around her neck.

The man, who appeared to be in his early twenties was chased and beaten. He was later rescued by police officers who were nearby and witnessed the beating. 'Everything happens so fast!' exclaimed one eye witness 'Him lucky the police dem save him'