Police Blotter: 8 Jun 2011

Police Blotter: 8 Jun 2011

Man learns to steer clear of cops in the future
BANTEAY Meanchey traffic police in Sisophon town arrested a 28-year-old man after he injured a traffic police officer on Thursday. Police said they attempted to stop the suspect who was driving his motorbike with no rear-view mirrors, licence plate or helmet, but he refused to stop and attempted to escape, which caused him to crash into one of the officers. Police are now preparing to send him to provincial court.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Alleged domestic abuse leaves one in hospital
A 41-YEAR-OLD man was arrested on Sunday after he allegedly attacked his 42-year-old wife with a wooden stick in Kampong Cham’s Chamka Leu district. According to police, the woman had complained that her husband was frequently drunk and after hearing the complaint the husband grabbed a wooden stick and hit her on the head, knocking her unconscious. The victim was sent to hospital and police arrested the suspect.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Suspects remain at large in armed robbery
POLICE are searching for three men accused of robbing a family in Kampong Chhnang province’s Rolea Bier district. Police said that the three suspects stopped their motorbike in front of a 43-year-old man’s home, burgled the house and fired a gun three times into the air as a threat. The suspects robbed a female family member of earrings and 300,000 riels (about US$73) and escaped into a nearby forest. No one was injured in the robbery but police are still searching for the men.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Drunken ‘gangsters’ busted after robbery
SIX alleged gang members, aged 18 to 22, were arrested on Friday and Saturday after they drank alcohol and allegedly robbed a 23-year-old garment worker in Takeo province’s Samrong district. Police said that the victim was walking home when the suspects approached him on two motorbikes and stole a mobile phone and $70. Police arrested them over two days and sent the suspects to provincial court on Sunday.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Homeless man arrested after suspected robbery
POLICE in Sihanoukville arrested a 24-year-old man on Thursday, on suspicion of committing a robbery. Police said the suspect asked a family if he could stay with them because he was homeless and on the night of May 29 the suspect stole a necklace valued at US$500, a mobile phone and about $100 and escaped from the home. Police arrested him on Thursday.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

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