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Capital’s recidivism rate goes up a couple notches

Capital’s recidivism rate goes up a couple notches

A foreign tourist will have quite the thrilling tale to tell back home after their bag was snatched by thieves then recovered by cops in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district.

The visitor was standing near an intersection on Tuesday when a pair on a scooter veered in and came away with a purse.

Nearby officers noticed the commotion and were able to chase down and corner the suspects.

When it was revealed the men were booked in 2014 for a similar crime, police cuffed them and made a beeline for the holding cells.

National Police

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