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Police Blotter: 29 10 2008

Police Blotter: 29 10 2008

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300 MILLION RIELS STOLEN FROM CAR

At 9pm on Sunday a car travelling from Phnom Penh to Siem Reap was stopped and robbed by a gang on road 6A in Chea Lea Village. The travelling men, Dim Launh, 30,  Lim Sea Leng, 41, and Chhiv Toeur, 42,   were tied up and had their mouths taped while the robbery took place. The robbers had two Camrys, which they stopped in the middle of the road in front of the Hyundai and also used a gun. The Police are concerned as to how the robbers knew the travelling car contained so much money.
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THREE GOLD CASES STOLEN

Three robbers made off with a case of gold, a case of cash and a case of platinum on Monday in Sihanoukville. The robbers used three guns in the robbery and disappeared shortly afterwards into the mountains, leaving their motorbike at the scene.
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NOTORIOUS PETTY THIEF ARRESTED

Khuon Chham, 36, was arrested on October 10 in Romeas Hek district, Svay Rieng province. He was one member of a gang of six who terrorised the area.  The police confiscated the following stolen goods from Khuon Chham; one long rifle, 10 bullets, two motorbikes, 20 keys, a pair of scissors, an ax, a hammer, a dagger and a saw.
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PHONE CABLE SWIPED FOR COPPER

Three men were arrested at Serey Dey Doh village, Phnom Penh on October 25, after police were tipped off by a local Telecom official. The men are accused of burning phone wire to re-use the copper inside. Telecom says the phone wire has been continually stolen since 2005, and the company has lost 50,000 metres worth of wire.
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KCHAM THIEVES STEAL MOTORBIKES

Two suspects who said they were from Kampong Cham were arrested by police October 25 after they had stolen two motorbikes in Phnom Penh. One of the suspects is Tuoch Bun Hean, 34. The other one is Nuon Heng, 39, from Lor village, Korng Kang commune, Pornhea Kraek district, Kampong Cham province. The pair stole two motorbikes on October 24. They stole one of the bikes from Boeung Keng Kang commune, Chamkarmon district and the other one from Phsar Depo 2 commune, Tuol Kork district, Phnom Penh. The two were sent to the Phnom Penh Municipal Court.
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