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Police Blotter: 25 May 2011

Woman arrested for attempted bag snatch
A 25-year-old woman was arrested on Sunday after she allegedly snatched a bag containing money from a market vendor in Sihnoukville town. Police said that a 23-year-old vendor was preparing her store when the suspect grabbed the bag and attempted to flee. The victim shouted for help and other vendors surrounded the woman. Police said that the suspect had been sent to the provincial court.

Poipet police nab two men for drug delivery
MILITARY police in Banteay Meanchey province’s Poipet town arrested two men on Friday on suspicion of delivering drugs. The arrests were made after police raided a room rented by one of the suspects and found a package of drugs. The suspects were sent to the provincial court on Monday.

Tractor driver arrested after failed flirtation
A 48-YEAR-OLD man was arrested on Friday morning in Svay Rieng province’s Svay Rieng town after he was accused of bothering a woman. Police said that a tractor driver was drinking alcohol on Thursday night and made a random phone call to look for a girlfriend. He reached a woman and attempted to flirt with her. The woman and her husband reported the incident to police. The suspect was released after being “educated” and agreed to pay the woman US$900 in compensation.

‘Gangster’ allegedly  beats up security guard
POLICE are searching for an alleged “gangster” accused of injuring a 23-year-old security guard on Saturday in Kampot town. Police said the victim and his three friends visited a nightclub where a man beat him in the face before fleeing the scene. The victim went to work without receiving treatment. He was later found unconscious and sent to hospital.

Man dies in Phnom Penh traffic accident
ONE man died instantly and three were seriously injured when a speeding lorry collided with three motorbikes in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district yesterday morning. Police said that the dead man had suffered a head injury but was wearing a helmet.



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