Cooch Behar, 08th September: A man was beaten up by the local people on suspicion of child thief in the Checkpost enclosed area of Dinhata-1 block. However, the person could not be identified until the news was reported. According to sources, when the said person was roaming around in the area, locals suspected the man to be a child thief and mercilessly beat him up. After this, the police was informed about the incident. As soon as the news was received, Dinhata police reached the spot and admitted the man to Dinhata Sub-Divisional Hospital. Police are investigating the incident.