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Half of pickpocket duo escapes into the night

A pickpocket in Banteay Meanchey’s Poipet district may be wishing he’d practised his sleight of hand after being rumbled in a local nightclub.

The suspect and his accomplice picked up some new friends on a night out, dancing and drinking into the wee hours before nabbing a wallet from their pals.

The club’s bouncer got into a scuffle as the pair made a hasty getaway, detaining one of the men. KAMPUCHEA THMEY



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