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Police Blotter: 2 Nov 2011

Police Blotter: 2 Nov 2011

Young man killed with small knife, say cops
A YOUNG MAN was arrested in connection with the murder of a 20-year-old man on Sunday in Kampot province’s Kampong Trach district. Police said the 22-year-old suspect had killed the victim by stabbing him twice with a small knife. The two men allegedly had previous arguments that led the suspect to attack the victim. The suspect is being held in custody, where he is awaiting trial.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

Thieving trio caught in night robberies
THREE men were arrested after allegedly stealing sev-eral items of property from residents in Banteay Meanchey province’s O’Chrou district on Sunday. Police said  they had received complaints on a regular basis from many residents in the area, who claimed their houses were being robbed at night. The three suspects were arrested when police responded to a robbery complaint and were found to be in possession of two stolen guitars, six mobile phones and a television set.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

Son attacks father with knife and teapot
A 40-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after allegedly beating and stabbing his father on Sunday night in Kandal province’s Kien Svay district. Police said the suspect was drunk and asked his father, 75, if he could borrow more money for wine, but was denied the cash. He then allegedly smashed a teapot over his father’s head and stabbed him three times with a knife. The suspect was arrested at the scene
and is awaiting trial.
NOKOR WAT

Assailant hacks teen with sword A TEENAGER was slashed
in the head with a sword on Sunday in Svay Rieng province’s Svay Chrum district. The 19-year-old victim said  he had been at his farm at the time of the incident, but could not provide any details about who attacked him or the reason for the incident. The unknown suspect fled the scene and remains at large. Police said that they had launched an investigation
in the hope of catching the assailant.
NOKOR WAT

Teen thief nabbed at Siem Reap market
A SUSPECTED teenage thief was arrested after she was caught stealing from shopp-ers at a market in Siem Reap province’s Siem Reap district. Police said the suspect, a
15-year-old girl, stole a wallet from a man’s pocket and cut a necklace from a woman’s neck before she was caught by police. The suspect, who was sent to jail to await trial, confessed to police that she frequently robbed people at the market.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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