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Necklace thief bagged for selling stolen loot

Necklace thief bagged for selling stolen loot

Broke and far from home, three teen hoodlums from Phnom Penh decided to fund their Banteay Meanchey visit with a little impromptu chain-snatching on Saturday.

Police said the trio, riding one motorbike, ripped the necklace from around a woman’s throat as she patronised a fruit vendor and sped into the night.

Unfortunately for the assailants, their 17-year-old ringleader was caught the next day trying to sell it. KOH SANTEPHEAP

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