A short con drove one Phnom Penh car owner into a spot of bother on Saturday. The unsuspecting 30-year-old had stopped at a garage in Chamkarmon district to have his vehicle serviced, leaving the keys with a helpful employee.
After visiting a nearby barber’s for a cut, he returned to the shop to pick up his car, only to find it missing. After exchanging a few heated words with the garage owner, it transpired that the helpful “employee” was just a passing thief who saw a prime opportunity. DEUM AMPIL