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Crossbow assailant shoots man in neck  
A MAN was seriously injured after being shot in the neck with an arrow on Friday night in the capital’s Sen Sok district. Police said the 31-year-old victim was returning home after a long night of drinking with friends when an unknown assailant shot him with a crossbow. Police are searching for the assailant. The victim remains in hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Search uncovers secret stash of stolen poultry
POLICE arrested six men for allegedly stealing 400 ducks in Kampong Thom province’s Baray district on Thursday. The 37-year-old owner said that his ducks had gone missing on Wednesday night. After searching every house in his village, he discovered some of the missing ducks at one house and immediately contacted the authorities. Police said that the suspect admitted to stealing the ducks and offered the names of his five accomplices, who were subsequently arrested.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Collision sends Mercedes into tree
A SPEEDING car smashed into a tree on Saturday after colliding with another vehicle in the capital’s Daun Penh district. Police said the driver of the Mercedes was racing with friends, travelling south on Street 51, when he crashed into a Toyota Camry traveling west on Street 242. The collision sent the Mercedes directly into a tree trunk. No injuries resulted from the incident, but both vehicles are currently being held by police pending further investigation.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Man arrested for assault with metal rod
POLICE arrested one of five suspects allegedly responsible for assaulting a young man in the capital’s Daun Penh district on Friday. Police said the 23-year-old victim was returning home from work when he was attacked by a group of five men, who beat him with an iron rod, breaking his left leg. The suspect has been detained while awaiting trial. The remaining four suspects are still at large.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

Truck’s lights blind
driver, cause fatal crash A 32-YEAR-OLD man on a motorbike was killed instantly after being hit by a truck on Friday night in Pursat province’s Bakan district. Police suspect that the truck ran into the motorbike from behind because its driver was blinded by the headlights of oncoming traffic. Police are searching for the truck’s driver, who fled the scene in his vehicle.
Rasmei Kampuchea

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