A ride to Kandal turns into a ride to the clink

A ride to Kandal turns into a ride to the clink

A stick y-fingered night-owl was caught pilfering from fellow guesthouse residents’ rooms. The 17-year-old girl checked into a guest house in Phnom Penh’s Tuol Kork district on Tuesday morning.

At 4am, the girl woke another guest during an attempt to steal the sleeping vacationer’s purse. The girl confessed to police, saying she was broke and needed money for a ride back to her home in Kandal.

Police say they have seen a rash of similar guest house burglaries. Deum ampil

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