Police Blotter: June 3, 2009

Police Blotter: June 3, 2009

POLICE

Victim pricked in S'Ville mugging
Sihanoukville police arrested Kuy Teang, 22; Teas Roby, 20; Por Ravy, 18; and Choun Sovanna, 22, on Sunday for allegedly stealing a necklace, a cellphone and some money from 24-year-old Seng Mom living in Sihanoukville's Veal Reng district. The victim was stabbed in the neck with a knife.
KAMPUCHEA THMEY

Garment worker robbed by bandits
Sen Sok district police sent three suspected robbers to Phnom Penh Municipal Court on Wednesday on suspicion of stealing US$20, two cellphones and a bangle from a garment worker Sunday night in the district's Borey Muyroy Knorng commune, Phnom Penh. The suspects were Sean Kun San, 21; Chao Tith Mati, 17; and Mao Veasna, 22, all living in Sen Sok district. Police returned the items to the victim, who was not identified.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

Robbers in uniform raid restaurant
Mlub Seda restaurant was robbed by four armed men in military uniforms on Tuesday night in the Tbaung Khmum district of Kampong Cham province. Police said the men fired seven shots during the robbery and wounded three people including Nuon Seang Bo, 67; his 32-year-old son, Noun Piseth; and his 12-year-old grandson, Chan Chara; who were all taken to hospital in Phnom Penh for treatment. The victims lost US$250 and some gold during the robbery, and the assailants escaped safely.
KOH SANTEPHEAP

Man arrested in rape of 12-year-old
A 24-year-old man was arrested by police on Wednesday on suspicion of raping a 12-year-old girl three times. Police said the girl accused the detained of raping her once in May and twice in June, while her parents were not at home. The rapes occurred in the Kompong Seima commune of Battambang province, police said. The man was arrested after the victim's mother reported him to the police. The victim said the suspect had given her money each time he assaulted her to keep her from reporting him to police.
RASMEY KAMPUCHEA

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