If they wanted closure, they needed distance

If they wanted closure, they needed distance

Unloading stolen goods in the same commune they were stolen from didn’t end well for two Phnom Penh thieves in Pong Teuk commune.

Breaking into a construction worker’s rental house earlier this week and making off with TVs, VCRs and electronics allegedly worth $3,000, the burglars were busted on Sunday trying to sell the loot to one of their victim’s relatives.

After he was alerted, the 55-year-old labourer called the cops, who found and detained the suspects to face charges for their hometown heist.

Koh Santepheap

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