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Weighed down by beer, shoplifter moves slowly

Weighed down by beer, shoplifter moves slowly

For every criminal mastermind there are a dozen dimwitted lawbreakers, and a man who tried to flee a grocery store in Kandal province’s Kien Svay district loaded up with scores of cans of beer, must surely fall into the latter category.

After pretending to buy a bottle of water on Wednesday, the man picked up four boxes packed with Angkor beers and tried to run off.

Alerted by the shopkeeper, neighbours soon caught the man, who is now in police custody.

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