The trio managed to escape, but were caught in CCTV footage, a police spokesman said.
Srinagar: Three unidentified people tried to snatch a weapon from a bank guard in Charar-e-Sharief area of Budgam district in Kashmir on Monday but an alert policeman foiled the attempt, a police spokesman said.
He said the three attempted to snatch the J&K Bank guard's rifle but were foiled by the policeman deployed at the bank.
The trio managed to escape, but were caught in CCTV footage, the spokesman said.
#WATCH J&K:Terrorists tried to snatch rifle of bank guard in Budgam district's Charari Sharief. The guard resisted and foiled the attempt. pic.twitter.com/3ZJ1lrFeez— ANI (@ANI_news) August 7, 2017
He said a case has been registered and investigation has been taken up.
He said anyone who helps the police in the identification of the perpetrators would be suitably rewarded and their identity would not be revealed.