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Police Blotter: 31 May 2011

Police Blotter: 31 May 2011

Four robbery suspects nabbed after theft
POLICE in Phnom Penh’s Chamkarmon district arrested four suspects in connection with a burglary on Sunday. Police said they had been investigating the suspects for a few days and had managed to arrest the group following a complaint filed by a man whose house was robbed of a motorbike, a computer and cash. Police also claim that the suspects were using drugs when they were arrested. They have since been sent to court.

Drunken attack leaves two in hospital
TWO men were arrested after they allegedly beat and injured two other men in Stung Treng town on Friday. Police said that the suspects were heavily intoxicated and were walking home when a motorbike crashed nearby. The victims of the crash blamed the suspects for causing the accident, causing the suspects to angrily attack them. The victims were sent to a hospital and the suspects were sent to court.

City police apprehend alleged necklace thief
A 23-YEAR-OLD man was arrested after he allegedly stole a three-year-old boy’s necklace in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district on Friday. The victim’s mother said that she had taken her son to a local market, and as she was walking with him, the suspect grabbed her son’s necklace. The victim began crying uncontrollably while his mother shouted for help. Police arrested the suspect after he allegedly threw the necklace away, and he has since been sent to court.

Drivers escape after one killed in car crash
A 20-YEAR-OLD man was killed in a traffic accident in Phnom Penh’s Dangkor district on Friday. Police said the victim was driving a motorbike when a car crashed into him. The victim then fell onto the street and a lorry ran over him, killing him instantly. Both the driver of the motorbike and the lorry escaped, and police said no one knew the identity of the suspects.

Friend accused in jewellery theft
A 19-YEAR-OLD was arrested after she allegedly stole a woman’s ring in Banteay Meachey’s Mongkul Borei district on Friday. The victim said that she had invited the suspect, one of her co-workers, to stay at her home. She then showed a ring to the suspect that disappeared by the next morning. The victim filed a complaint with police who arrested the suspect, recovered the ring and sent her to court.


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