Buffalo Bill gets away unheard, empty-handed

Buffalo Bill gets away unheard, empty-handed

A cold-footed cattle rustler in Svay Rieng must have feared his bovine booty a bit too conspicuous after leading them away in the dead of night on Sunday.

Police were called to the scene of the night-time burglary of six buffaloes after a complaint was filed by the owner, who pointed out the empty paddock and tracks leading away.

After following the trail police located the buffaloes abandoned in a nearby paddy. No suspects could be found and the livestock were returned to their rightful home.



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