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Experience was key for one thief who got away

Experience was key for one thief who got away

It was the eldest thief who successfully fled after three youths tried pulling a bag off a foreigner in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district on Sunday.

Police say the victim was walking alone when two boys and a woman veered close and came away with his pack.

Gunning it but wiping out, the 15- and 17-year old were apprehended by bystanders and hauled off for questioning while their 25-year-old partner made off with the satchel.

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