Man boxes in a wallet thief inside parked car

Man boxes in a wallet thief inside parked car

It’s unwise to leave your baby inside a locked car, but as one capital man learned on Monday it’s a good place to lock a thief.

Parking outside his Sen Sok district house and leaving the doors unlocked, the 50-year-old cop returned a minute later to see a 24-year-old holding his wallet inside.

Bolting the doors and calling police, the off-duty officer waited until his colleagues came to read the boxed-in burglar his Miranda rights.

Kampuchea Thmey

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