Police Blotter: 08 May 2009

Police Blotter: 08 May 2009

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TAXI DRIVER SHOT IN HIGHWAY ROBBERY

A taxi driver was shot by four robbers on National Road 5 in Kob commune, Banteay Meanchey province, on Wednesday. The victim, Roeun Bunthoeun, 30, from Banteay Meanchey province, was in serious condition and was taken to hospital by the police. The police are searching for the gunmen, who failed to steal the victim's property as they were seen by a big group of people driving past on a truck on the way back from a wedding party.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

60-YR-OLD MAN IN ARMED ROBBERY

Three armed men robbed Chamreoun Ro, 60, Tuesday while he was at his house in Ta Sal commune, Kampong Speu province. Police said the victim was robbed of jewellry and a cellphone. One of the suspects, Soeun Uong, 46, was arrested by police. The other two managed to escape.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

CITIZENS' ARREST CAUSES CONFUSION

A Vietnamese construction contractor, Chan Thin Hong, 38, from Kandal province took another Vietnamese man, Din Yang Dong, 23, to Meanchey district police station Tuesday for allegedly stealing his construction equipment. When they were at the police station, both men talked to each other only in Vietnamese, which caused a lot of confusion for the police officers.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

MAN LOSES FINGERS IN SWORD FIGHT

Two gangs erupted in a sword fight near Sampov Meas pagoda in Prampi Makara, Phnom Penh. Tann Savy, 18, had three fingers cut off and was taken to hospital. Some other members on his side were also wounded.
KOH SATEPHEAP

POLICE CATCH NECKLACE SNATCHER

One of two suspected thieves was arrested by Tuol Kork police on Monday for snatching a necklace from Chea Sokngim, 18, while she was walking from her home to Chein La Park. The detained, Lin Kimsok, 27, is from Meanchey district, Phnom Penh, and the necklace was found and returned to the victim.
KOH SATEPHEAP

POLICE ARREST ABUSIVE MAN

43-year-old Nob Kim was arrested on Tuesday after his wife reported him to the police. Aek Luon, 43, was severely beaten by her husband at their house in Kandal province. Nob Kim was drunk at the time of his arrest.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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