Watchful neighbour foils robbery in Phnom Penh

Watchful neighbour foils robbery in Phnom Penh

A Phnom Penh second-storey man’s not-so-stealthy burglary on Saturday earned him a free ticket to the slammer.

With the owners of a home in Daun Penh district out of town, the 32-year-old suspect thought he was about to commit the perfect crime, when a shrewd neighbour heard a clatter from the roof and spotted the failed cat burglar, police said.

The neighbour decided against facing off with the thief and rang the cops who put him under arrest. DEUM AMPIL

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