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Two’s company when taking down druggies

Two’s company when taking down druggies

Always bring backup when taking down a user. A cop patrolling the capital’s Tuol Kork district saw a man standing on the roadside, throwing rocks at bypassing motorbikes on Monday.

When the policeman intervened, the perp tackled him and hit him in the eye. The injured policeman yelled out for help, summoning a fellow officer.

It took some time for both cops to restrain and cuff the 21-year-old suspect. Police deduced he was under the influence.

Koh Santepheap

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