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Moto thief nabbed with more than a flat tyre

A Pursat moto thief’s problems quickly compounded on Saturday after his capture. Police said the 22-year-old had stolen a moto after the owner left it unattended near a river where she had gone to wash her clothes.

The victim’s shouts alerted nearby police, who were then led on a 20-minute chase. After getting their man, they found not only a knife in his possession but several hundred counterfeit dollars.

He claimed he had just returned from an unsuccessful job hunt in Thailand. nokorwat

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