Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Repeat rip-and-run artist apprehended

Repeat rip-and-run artist apprehended

A woman, 50, was apprehended on Friday for allegedly stealing 9 million riel ($2,240) in Tbong Khmum’s Memot district. According to police, the woman went to a local market and attempted to exchange US dollars for riel at a money changer.

But when the owner, 67, was examining the cash, the suspect reportedly grabbed the riel from his bag and ran. Market security guards chased the thief down. The woman ultimately confessed to having pulled the same trick before. DEUM AMPIL

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

Khmer New Year games: it’s never too late to try them out

Even though games such as “Fight for the leaf” or “Hide the towel” are traditionally played during the Khmer New Year holidays

Khmer New Year getaway: Ghost Island

One of 23 islands in the sea of Koh Kong, Koh Kmoch (Ghost Island) has a wealth of corals and other sealife visible through its crystal clear water.

ACLEDA’s boss on how tech is changing financial services

In today’s world of fast-changing technology, Cambodia is seeing increasing innovation in financial services.