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Garment worker makes poor career decision

Garment worker makes poor career decision

A good home security system saw a would-be burglar arrested in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district yesterday.

Police said the suspect was attempting to break into a local house when its owner spotted him on his security camera feed.

He raised the alarm and, along with his neighbours, chased the man down and handed him over to police.

Cops said the suspect told them he had been a garment worker, but had given up the job because he often got sick, and had then resolved to become a thief.

Kampuchea Thmey

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