Police Blotter: 17 May 2011

Police Blotter: 17 May 2011

Deaf man accused of multiple bike theft
POLICE in Banteay Meanchey’s Poipet town arrested a deaf man on Friday who allegedly stole eight bicycles. Police said that one of the bike owners filed a complaint against the man. Police arrested the suspect at his home, but he was not able to explain his involvement in the crime. He has been sent to court for questioning.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Not as easy as taking candy from a baby
A 26-YEAR-OLD man was arrested for allegedly stealing a four-year-old boy’s necklace in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district on Friday. Police said the victim was playing on a swing, when the suspect allegedly persuaded the child to give him his necklace. Luckily, his father spotted the robbery and shouted for help. Police sent the suspect to court.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Two stabbed during ‘gangster’ dance party
POLICE in Pursat town arrested two men suspected of stabbing a partygoer on Friday. Police said that an argument erupted during a event and the two suspects stabbed a man with knives. The victim was immediately taken to hospital. Villagers said they were scared to attend the party because some of the revellers were believed to be in a gang. Police have since sent the suspects to court.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Robbery suspect caught in Phnom Penh
A 32-YEAR-OLD man has been accused of conducting a robbery in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district on Friday. Police said that while a man was walking home, the suspect stole US$25 from him at knifepoint. The victim was paralysed with fear, but police spotted the robbery and arrested the suspect, who was then sent to court.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Tuk tuk crash leaves eight people injured
EIGHT people were injured when a tuk tuk crashed in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district on Sunday. Police said that the vehicle was travelling from Phnom Penh to Kampong Speu province for a wedding when a motorbike swerved and caused it to career off the road into a field.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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