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Kratie cops save day for distracted vendor

Anyone wandering through Cambodia’s markets will at some point find themselves overwhelmed by the bustle of hustlers.

This time around, the victim happened to be a market vendor with $200 stashed away in her purse while she was working on Tuesday in Kratie province.

While the vendor was distracted with selling her wares, a pesky 30-year-old woman successfully snatched her purse but was quickly picked up by market authorities after the vendor shouted for help.

Police returned the stolen purse and sent the suspect off to court. Deum Ampil



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