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Police Blotter: 4 May 2011

Police Blotter: 4 May 2011

Masked robbers steal motorbike at gunpoint
Police are searching for three men accused of stealing a motorbike and injuring a 37-year-old woman and her 18-year-old son on Saturday in Kampong Cham province’s Kampong Siem district. Police said the pair had visited a local pagoda. When they arrived home, three armed men wearing masks tried to steal their motorbike. During an ensuing scuffle with the robbers they were beaten over the head with guns before the attackers escaped.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Security guard arrested after casino beating
A 32-YEAR-OLD casino security guard was arrested after he was accused of injuring his 25-year-old co-worker on Sunday in Kampot province’s Kampong Trach district. Witnesses say the two security guards argued at the casino and the suspect threw a load of paper at the victim who then tried to punch him. The suspect grabbed a wooden stick and beat him unconscious. The injured man is now receiving medical care in Vietnam and the suspect has been arrested and sent to court.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Two killed, one injured in city lorry crash
A 37-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after a traffic accident in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Saturday. Police said the suspect drove his lorry while under the influence of alcohol and crashed into a 31-year-old man on a motorbike, killing him. Two male lorry passengers were also thrown to the ground, killing one 20-year-old man and injuring a 30-year-old. The suspect is now detained at Meanchey district police station.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Gambling argument leads to axe attack
A 28-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he allegedly attacked a 48-year-old man with an axe while they were gambling on Sunday in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district. Police said that the two men had an argument that led to a fight. The suspect then grabbed an axe and allegedly hacked the victim once in the head. The victim was then sent to a hospital. Police confiscated the axe from the suspect, who was sent to court.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Cleaver assault after drunken dispute
POLICE are searching for a 22-year-old man accused of attacking his 25-year-old friend on Thursday in Kampong Chhnang province’s Kampong Chhnang town. Police said the victim was drinking with the suspect when an argument broke out and the suspect hacked him with a cleaver. He was sent to hospital, while the suspect escaped.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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