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It wasn’t a baht day for unlucky thief in Poipet

It wasn’t a baht day for unlucky thief in Poipet

Currency conversion was clearly an afterthought for a thief who was caught and arrested by police after stealing Thai money from a villager’s home in Banteay Meanchey province’s Poipet town.

After returning home to discover a busted door, and 100,000 baht (about $3,000) missing from inside on Saturday, the owner called on the local boys in blue.

They quickly found their prime suspect and took him in for questioning where all was admitted and the wad of foreign bills was handed back to their proper owner.

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