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Security blocks exits, thwarts thief’s getaway

A simple snatch-and-grab was complicated by the crowds in Phnom Penh’s Por Sen Chey on Sunday, with a 20-year-old thief getting more than she bargained for.

Spotting her mark, the young looter approached an unsuspecting woman out for her daily shop in the bustling local market.

But the suspect’s daring move provoked security to seal off all the exits after hearing the victim’s angry cries for help. The suspect was sent to court. DEUM AMPIL



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