Police Blotter: 21 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 21 Jun 2011

Brother sent to court after sister beaten
Police in Kandal’s Ang Snuol district arrested a 23-year-old man for allegedly attacking his sister with a wooden bat on Saturday. Police said that the suspect attacked his sister because she had allegedly borrowed US$7 from his wife. The suspect’s wife and sister began arguing over the money and he then allegedly attacked his sister with a bat. The sister was seriously injured and was sent to hospital. Police have since sent the suspect to court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Man released after knife threats in village
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Sen Sok district on Saturday detained a 30-year-old man who allegedly threatened villagers with a knife. Police said that villagers were terrified of the man who was wielding a knife, so they arrested him. Police said they later found the suspect’s family. His mother said that he had previously injured his head and had a mental disability. The man was then taken to the social affairs department.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Four detained after knifepoint robbery
POLICE arrested four men accused of robbing a victim’s motorbike in Phnom Penh’s Daun Penh district on Saturday. Police said that there were six suspects involved in the robbery in total, but two managed to escape. The victim said that he was driving his motorbike home when a group of people stopped him and stole his vehicle at knifepoint. Police arrested four of the suspects and sent them to court, while the motorbike was returned.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Botched robbery leaves suspect beaten
A 17-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he allegedly stole a victim’s purse in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district on Saturday. Police said that while the victim was walking home, two suspects on a motorbike attempted to grab her purse. The victim fought the suspects off, causing them to fall, but one of the suspects escaped. Neighbours attacked the suspect until police intervened, but he was injured and sent to hospital before being sent to court.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

One arrested after necklace stolen
A 32-YEAR-OLD man was arrested in Phnom Penh’s Prampi Makara district after he allegedly attempted to steal a victim’s necklace. The victim said that while she was sleeping on the third floor, three thieves climbed her house to steal her necklace but she awoke immediately and shouted for help. Two of the suspects escaped while one was arrested and sent to court.
RASMEI KAMPUCHEA

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