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Police Blotter: 20 Sep 2011

Police Blotter: 20 Sep 2011

Thief ‘charms’ motodop driver out of his bike
A 33-YEAR-OLD man who allegedly drugged a motodop driver and tried to steal his motorbike after enjoying a meal with the victim and his wife at a restaurant has been arrested in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district. Police said the trio were eating and drinking wine when the man invited the couple outside where he offered them some water from a plastic bag. The victim then allegedly became very drowsy, allowing the suspect to steal his keys. But the wife quickly alerted security guards who apprehended the suspect and handed him over to police.
NOKORWAT

Police seek assistance from fellow officers
A MAN who allegedly stole a police computer from Kampot province’s Andong Khmer district police station was arrested after officers complained at a separate station. A district-wide alert was raised after the suspect made off at night with a computer and a printer. Five hours later, a man was detained attempting to sell the familiar looking equipment to a reseller.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Chicken thief allegedly  breaks woman’s skull
POLICE arrested an alleged chicken thief accused of cracking a woman’s skull when he hit her with a plank of wood. The suspect attacked the victim after the 25-year-old noticed him trying to steal her chicken, police said. The 22-year-old man had come to visit his mother but ran out of money. He has been detained and is awaiting trial.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Angry man smashes pair with plank of wood
A MAN who allegedly hit two people driving on a motorbike with a plank of wood, leaving one victim with serious injuries, was arrested in Battambang on Sunday. The 23-year-old suspect told police he was motivated by revenge but randomly attacked unknown victims after someone smashed his motorbike with a plank of wood two days before. He is set to face court when the victims recover from their injuries in hospital.
NOKORWAT

Group of men jump victim for his bicycle
TWO men who allegedly attacked a man and stole his bicycle on Friday in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district have been arrested by police, though five more suspects remain at large. The victim, 21, said he was riding home when seven men assaulted him. Residents in the area helped the victim and detained two of the suspects until police arrived to make the arrests. The remaining suspects made away with the victim’s bicycle.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

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