What first appeared to be a romantic gesture soon turned out to be a thief’s facade at a jewellery store in Kandal province on Friday.
Police said a 27-year-old man picked out a ring for his girlfriend from a Khsach Kandal district shop. But a quick trip to the toilet turned out to be the suspect’s great escape as he and the ring disappeared. Unluckily for him, his shafted lover got him back, leading police straight to his door. DEUM AMPIL