Police Blotter: 19 Jul 2011

Police Blotter: 19 Jul 2011

Thieves slay canines, then steal motorbikes
A MAN who claimed burglars killed his dogs before stealing three of his motorbikes in Kampong Cham town filed a complaint to police on Sunday.   The victim alleged that the burglary occurred at night while his family was asleep. Police believe at least four burglars were involved.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

Teen student killed by speeding truck
AN 18-YEAR-OLD student died in a traffic accident in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district on Sunday after being hit by truck while driving home from school on her motorcycle.  Witnesses said the truck was driving very fast and that the girl died immediately after being hit.  The driver escaped the scene and police are investigating the case.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

‘Buddies’ sell borrowed motorbikes for booze
TWO MEN were arrested in Phnom Penh’s Prampi Makara district on Sunday after selling their friends’ motorcycles without permission.  Victims allege they had been drinking wine together when the suspects asked to borrow two motorcycles to visit their home villages.  When the motorcycles were not returned, victims filed a complaint to the police. The suspects allegedly sold the motorcycles to buy money for alcohol.  Both men have been sent to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Foreigner burgled in Preah Sihanouk
POLICE arrested two men accused of burglarising the house of a foreign man living in Preah Sihanouk province on Sunday.  According to police, the victim woke up while the men were still in his home.  The suspects escaped in the ensuing scuffle, managing to make off with two cameras, a telephone, and a stereo, police said. A complaint was filed to police and the suspects were apprehended. Police claimed both men confessed to the crime and were sent to court.  The stolen property was returned to the victim, police said.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Pair arrested over
gun-toting moto-jacking POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district arrested two men accused of hijacking a motorcycle on Sunday. Police claimed the men confessed to using firearms to threaten the victim and then sold the motorcycle immediately. The victim filed a complaint, and police have sent the suspects to court.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA 

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