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Police Blotter: 24 Oct 2011

Man beats sleeping sister-in-law with wood
A WOMAN was hospitalised after being severely beaten by her brother-in-law on Saturday night in Stung Treng province’s Sesan district. The victim, 28, said that she was sleeping alongside her children when her 30-year-old brother-in-law entered the room intoxicated and attacked her. The suspect allegedly struck her several times in the head with a piece of wood. The woman attempted to flee the scene, but lost consciousness in the street. The suspect fled the scene and remains at large.

Sword-wielding teens arrested in city brawl
A HIGH SCHOOL brawl led to the arrest of two teenagers on Friday in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district. Police said the suspects, aged 15 and 19, were arrested after a fight erupted between two groups of students from different high schools. The suspects were found to be in possession of a sword and a saw. No one was seriously injured during the fight. The suspects were detained for questioning.

Motorbikes stolen from sleeping victim
A RESIDENCE was robbed and two motorbikes were stolen on Saturday morning in the capital’s Tuol Kork district. The victim of the theft said that he woke up in the middle of the night and heard sounds outside his door but went back to sleep. When he woke up he discovered that his door was broken and his two motorbikes had been stolen. Police said they were investigating the case.

Suspects stab three men out for a drink up
A TRIO of men were hospitalised after they were stabbed while out drinking on Saturday night in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district. The victims told police that they had been drinking at an establishment when they were attacked and stabbed by an unknown number of assailants. All of the suspects fled the scene and remain at large. The victims said that they were uncertain why they were attacked.

Assailant’s car seized by police in Poipet
A CAR was seized by police in Poipet town when the owner fled from authorities after he allegedly attempted to sexually assault a woman on Saturday night. The victim said that she could not find a taxi to take home from her friend’s birthday party, so she accepted a ride from a man she did not know. The suspect allegedly attempted to take her to a guesthouse and sexually assault her but she managed to call the police. The suspect fled the scene and left his vehicle behind.



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