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Beach bums swoop in on eagle-eyed tourist

The pickings were easy for three men combing a beach in Koh Kong for valuables on Monday.

Unfortunately for them, however, they themselves became easy pickings for patrolling police.

After waiting for a tourist to leave his belongings unattended and take a dip in the ocean, the crew swooped.

But three was a crowd – one the swimmer soon noticed. He alerted police, who found the men and returned the phone and passport. DEUM AMPIL

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