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Police Blotter: 19 May 2011

Police Blotter: 19 May 2011

Mentally ill woman stabbed by gang
A 23-year-old woman, believed to have mental health problems, was stabbed in the head by a group of men in Prey Veng’s Kampong Trabek district on Friday. Police said she was on her way home when the men attacked her. Authorities believe the men wanted to rape her, but she resisted. The woman has been taken to hospital and police are looking for the men.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Pop song request to DJ ends in rock attack
A REQUEST to play pop music at a dance party ended in violence on Friday night when a disc jockey was attacked in Svay Rieng province’s Kampong Ro district. The man, who was in charge of music, did not agree with the request, leading to the dissatisfied partygoer to attack him. He was beaten with rocks. A 27-year-old was arrested following the party, while the DJ was sent to hospital. Police said he nearly died.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

No sitting down as cops nab chair theft suspect
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Russei Keo district have arrested a 21-year-old man on suspicion of stealing chairs from a school on Sunday. The arrest followed a complaint made to police by the school principal. He said the chairs were consistently stolen, despite the school being locked at night.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

One dies, 13 injured in Siem Reap crash
ONE person died and 13 others were seriously injured in traffic accident on National Road 6, near Siem Reap province’s Chi Kraeng district on Sunday. Police said the driver of the car, in which all the victim’s were travelling in, was sleepy and crashed into a field. One passenger died on the way to hospital.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Search launched for Tuol Kork burglar
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district are searching for a man they saw burgle a house on Sunday. Authorities saw the man try and steal a motorbike from a house. The robber then ran away from the police without his haul. Police returned the motorbike to its rightful owner and are looking for the burglar.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Pagoda grounds unsafe from phone robbery
AN 18-year-old man was arrested after snatching a man’s telephone in Phnom Penh’s Meanchey district on Monday. Police said that the victim, from Koh Kong province, was at a pagoda when the suspect grabbed his phone as he spoke to a friend. The attempted theft was witnessed by police who made an arrest.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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