From a white wedding to a black and blue beating

From a white wedding to a black and blue beating

A 21-year-old was briefly separated from her mobile phone on Monday in the capital, only to be reunited through the timely actions of the Phnom Penh police and an angry mob.

The victim was returning from a wedding when her phone was snatched by a pair of moto-mounted crooks.

Her cries alerted people nearby, who managed to catch one of the bandits as the other escaped.

The mob handed out a few swift blows in the process before police arrived to arrest the bruised crook.

Kampuchea Thmey

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