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Handyman ruse works at first, then falls apart

Claiming they were there only to “repair the bathroom”, three men crept over a few roofs and found their way into an empty house in Kratie town on Tuesday.

Seemingly believing the owners were enjoying a break some distance away, the men told a suspicious neighbour they were handymen.

Their ability to spin a tale, though, was much less a weapon when the owner returned. Police were called and the men are now behind bars. KAMPUCHEA THMEY



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