There are bad dates, and bad dates, man finds

There are bad dates, and bad dates, man finds

A double date turned out to be a set-up for a man who had his wallet stolen at a Sihanoukville cafe on Wednesday while having a cup of joe with a woman and another couple.

Police say that while the four were having their drinks, the female in the other couple snuck the man’s wallet out of his pocket and handed it off to her worser half, who took off with the loot.

Though the man got away, a security guard at the scene managed to catch the woman, 27, who didn’t go quietly, giving the guard a solid pounding.

Police have detained the woman and are seeking her accomplice.

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