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Police Blotter: 12 Sep 2011

Pair beaten, stabbed after chatting up girls
Three suspects were arrested after a vicious assault on two men on Wednesday in Kratie province’s Sambor district. Police said that before the attack the victims, aged 26 and 28, attempted to talk with two women who were with the three suspects. The suspects allegedly beat the victims with sticks and stabbed them with knives. The victims were sent to hospital. The suspects remain in custody. trial.

Elderly motodop drugged, robbed
AN ELDERLY man was drugged and robbed of his motorbike on Saturday in Kandal province’s Takhmao district. Police said the victim, a 74-year-old motodop, drank a soda that had been drugged, causing him to fall unconscious. After he passed out his motorbike was stolen. The victim was hospitalised. When he woke up he was unable to provide police with any details on who might have drugged him, saying he had no memory of the event. Police said they have no leads or suspects in the case.

Disco brawl leads to crystal meth arrest
A BRAWL at a discotheque resulted in the arrest of one man on Friday in Banteay Meanchey province’s O’Chrou district. Police said that the suspect was arrested after he started a fight with a group of “gangsters”. Upon his arrest the suspect was found to be in the possession of a small package of crystal methamphetamine, which he told authorities belonged to a friend. The suspect remains in police custody pending further investigation.

Young man nabbed for impersonating a cop
A MAN was arrested on Thursday night in the capital’s Meanchey district for allegedly impersonating a police officer. Police said the suspect, 23, was carrying a fake pistol and a walky-talky, while attempting to show off for women in front of a karaoke bar. Security guards at the bar questioned the man and detained him until police arrived to make an arrest. Police said the suspect, who they believed was planning a robbery, is being held in custody while awaiting trial.

Four Total ‘petrol thieves’ arrested
FOUR men are in police custody for allegedly stealing petrol from a service station in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district on Saturday. Police said they began their investigation after receiving complaints from the manager in charge of petrol deliveries to a Total Cambodge service station. The manager had claimed that large quantities of fuel had been stolen.



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