A picture’s worth 1,000 words . . . of evidence

A picture’s worth 1,000 words . . . of evidence

It's hard to convince police that the laptop computer you just stole is yours when someone else’s photos are still on the hard drive. For an opportunistic thief, 23, in the capital’s Tuol Kork district, deleting the evidence came a little too late on Monday.

After snatching the loot in a moto drive-by, the thief was arrested as he made his way to a computer shop. Police discovered many photos on the laptop, which was later returned to its owner, who was still nursing injuries after an unsuccessful chase in pursuit of the thief. Koh Santepheap


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