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Man’s best friend saved the day in Prey Veng province by sounding the alarm on a pair of buffalo thieves trying to make off with a villager’s cattle yesterday.

Fri, 11 August 2017

Phone thieves target tourist to no avail

A tourist with quick hands didn’t let phone snatchers in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district ruin his holiday when they tried lifting his cellphone on Wednesday.

Fri, 11 August 2017

Alert police foil the nightclub snatchers

Capital police were showing off their slick moves when they stepped in and caught a pair of nightclub-stalking bag snatchers in Por Sen Chey district.

Fri, 11 August 2017

Paper trail dooms grand embezzling scheme

Investing in a paper shredder apparently didn’t cross the mind of a marketer who was arrested on Tuesday for stealing $1,000 from his company.

Fri, 11 August 2017

Shopowners see moto stolen in front of store

A capital couple hadn’t even finished making the payments for their motorbike when it was driven off by thieves who visited their grocery shop in Dangkor district.

Thu, 10 August 2017

Two in Mondulkiri go over cliff in truck

Experiencing Mondulkiri province’s beautiful landscape turned out to be rather frightening for two truck drivers whose rig plunged into a Keo Seima district valley.

Thu, 10 August 2017

Security guards fail in their great cap caper

A pair of security guards would need quite a massive baseball team to use the 10,000 caps they stole from the factory they were supposed to be guarding in the capital’s Por Sen Chey district.

Thu, 10 August 2017

Gang intervention ends badly for 65-year-old

Words of peace from an elder didn’t do much to stop two Phnom Penh youth gangs from brawling, and police were called to end the chaos on Tuesday.

Thu, 10 August 2017

Tuol Kork man learns thieving ain’t child’s play

One aspiring thief’s alibi was even more pathetic than his weapon after he tried robbing a man with a plastic pistol yesterday in the capital’s Tuol Kork district.

Thu, 10 August 2017

New meaning given to phrase ‘hot set of wheels’

A Pailin man had no reason to ask “dude, where’s my car?” as he could clearly see it was on fire in front of his Sala Krao district home early on Tuesday.