Search form

Login - Register | FOLLOW US ON

Logo of Phnom Penh Post newspaper Phnom Penh Post - Too-hasty getaway gives thief’s plan away

Too-hasty getaway gives thief’s plan away

A woman ostensibly visiting a money changer to convert some currency in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district was actually there to pull a snatch-and-run on Saturday.

Police said the woman waited until the shopkeeper was busy with a customer, then grabbed a stack of bills and left in a considerable hurry.

Baffled by the suspect’s haste, the shopkeeper checked her cashbox to find it short 2 million riel.

She called for help, and nearby cops were able to arrest the bawling suspect before she fled.

Deum Ampil

0

Comments

Please, login or register to post a comment

Latest Video

First They Killed My Father author Loung Ung on trusting Angelina Jolie to tell a story for all Cambodians

The story of Loung Ung and her family’s suffering under the Khmer Rouge became known around the world with the success of her autobiographical book, First They Killed My Father.

Setting up a drone for flight. Photo supplied

How Cambodia's first drone company is helping farmers

SM Waypoint claims its unmanned aerial vehicles can help local farm and plantation owners increase their yields.

New street food dish shakes things up at Russian Market

Though the bustling food stalls that emerge after dark next to Russian Market can seem intimidating to tourists at first glance, there are street food treats to be enjoyed by all.