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Police Blotter: 17 Aug 2011

Monkey’s dog attack leads to crossbow kill
A 25-YEAR-OLD man who ate his hunting partner’s dog after it was killed in a monkey attack was shot dead by the canine’s owner with a crossbow last Tuesday. Police said the suspect and the victim were friends who were hunting together in Kratie’s Snuol district. It is understood the suspect shot his friend because he would not help save his dog from being killed in a monkey attack. The victim then took the dead dog home to eat. When the suspect saw this, he fired his crossbow at his friend killing him instantly. Police say the suspect confessed to the crime following his arrest.

Pig transport smashed into by ‘official’s son’
A BROKEN-DOWN vehicle loaded with pigs suffered extensive damage when a Lexus allegedly smashed into it at high speed late on Sunday evening in Battambang’s Sangke district. No one was injured in the crash, which took place on National Road 5. The Lexus driver, aged 28, who claimed to be the nephew of high ranking official, insulted police when they arrived at the scene. Both vehicles were stored at the police station for further investigation.

Truck driver flees scene of fatal crash with moto
THE driver of a Hyundai truck, which collided head on with a motorcycle killing two people, fled the scene last week. The two victims, aged 26 and 24, died at the scene on Friday afternoon in Kampot’s Angkor Chey district. Police said both vehicles were travelling in opposite directions and when they arrived the truck driver had escaped from the crash site.

Factory worker beaten to death while asleep
A 22-YEAR-OLD worker is thought to have been killed by two people who were stealing motorcycles from the factory he was sleeping outside in Kampong Cham’s Suong district on Thursday morning. Police said the victim, who worked at factory, always slept near the front entrance. When the suspects broke into the factory at 3:00am to steal motorcycles they beat the victim in his sleep. Security guards saw the events unfold and one of the suspects was arrested and is now awaiting trail. The other suspect remains at large.

Motorbike stolen as woman does work out  
A 22-YEAR-OLD man wa arrested on Sunday in connection with stealing a C125 motorcycle in Takeo province’s Donkeo district. Police said the man stole the motorcycle from the owner while she was exercising. Police arrested the suspect an hour later.



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