Almost a robbery

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Almost a robbery

Post by clippy » Tue Aug 05, 2014 6:36 pm

this happened a couple of nights ago, havent been on the forum for a bit

I woke up in the middle of the night, surprised to see a 8 foot long pole hanging through the window. and i mean a long bamboo, not a really tall dude from Poland lol

someone had been attempting to fish out my shorts, but very lucky for me the pole had snapped. I had my wallet in my shorts pocket.

people in a room upstairs werent so lucky though. The jaos had managed to fish out their keys. opened the front door and robbed them while they were sleeping in the bed!

Take my advice people. NEVER leave your keys or valuables in reach of a window. these junkie scum are desperate enough to come in to peoples bedrooms when they are sleeping, and if you wake up probably stab you without thinking twice.

this was in sihanoukville
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Re: Almost a robbery

Post by Joker Poker » Tue Aug 05, 2014 6:45 pm

Were the folk upstairs foreigners?
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Re: Almost a robbery

Post by Joon » Tue Aug 05, 2014 10:41 pm

Scary. It also happens to Cambodians and husband always warns me about locking windows properly and not leaving bags, purses, keys, phone next to the windows when I'm staying at hotels and guesthouses.
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Re: Almost a robbery

Post by Bitte_Kein_Lexus » Tue Aug 05, 2014 11:05 pm

Yeah quite routine. A girlfriend of mine (khmer) had a bag of hers stolen like that last week. Tonle Basac area. I've had size 13 (46) shoes stolen this way... Go figure.
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Re: Almost a robbery

Post by logos » Wed Aug 06, 2014 7:01 am

If you drive a car , always be watchful for motos that come close if you're stopped somewhere, especially at night time. 2 creatures on such a bike, ladyboys I believe, or dressed as girls as to look unthreatening, one of them gets off the bike and opens the passenger door. My iphone got snatched from the dashboard charger in front of my eyes and I was too stunned to react instantly, trying in vain to chase them afterwards. The 2nd time I drove off when one of them was trying to grab a laptop and almost tore his arm off, on purpose. The last time I spotted them in time and actually waited for them to come close then scared the shit out of them by squeezing them against other cars, I wish I had gone further and caused them to fall and have a serious accident.

Those instances were spread over 3-4 months and involved different cars so it' s not as if they'd remember me, assuming they were the same guys.

Pole fishing is pretty common, they'd sneak in in the narrow space between 2 houses and try it there. Mother in law lost her purse that way.
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Re: Almost a robbery

Post by Barang_doa_slae » Wed Aug 06, 2014 10:34 am

logos wrote:If you drive a car , always be watchful for motos that come close if you're stopped somewhere, especially at night time. 2 creatures on such a bike, ladyboys I believe, or dressed as girls as to look unthreatening, one of them gets off the bike and opens the passenger door. My iphone got snatched from the dashboard charger in front of my eyes and I was too stunned to react instantly, trying in vain to chase them afterwards. The 2nd time I drove off when one of them was trying to grab a laptop and almost tore his arm off, on purpose. The last time I spotted them in time and actually waited for them to come close then scared the shit out of them by squeezing them against other cars, I wish I had gone further and caused them to fall and have a serious accident.

Those instances were spread over 3-4 months and involved different cars so it' s not as if they'd remember me, assuming they were the same guys.

Pole fishing is pretty common, they'd sneak in in the narrow space between 2 houses and try it there. Mother in law lost her purse that way.

Since you saw the LB thieves twice, I suspect you might have been parked late at night near wat phnom, hence not a random robbery :lol:
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Re: Almost a robbery

Post by dagenham » Wed Aug 06, 2014 5:15 pm

Barang_doa_slae wrote:
logos wrote:If you drive a car , always be watchful for motos that come close if you're stopped somewhere, especially at night time. 2 creatures on such a bike, ladyboys I believe, or dressed as girls as to look unthreatening, one of them gets off the bike and opens the passenger door. My iphone got snatched from the dashboard charger in front of my eyes and I was too stunned to react instantly, trying in vain to chase them afterwards. The 2nd time I drove off when one of them was trying to grab a laptop and almost tore his arm off, on purpose. The last time I spotted them in time and actually waited for them to come close then scared the shit out of them by squeezing them against other cars, I wish I had gone further and caused them to fall and have a serious accident.

Those instances were spread over 3-4 months and involved different cars so it' s not as if they'd remember me, assuming they were the same guys.

Pole fishing is pretty common, they'd sneak in in the narrow space between 2 houses and try it there. Mother in law lost her purse that way.

Since you saw the LB thieves twice, I suspect you might have been parked late at night near wat phnom, hence not a random robbery :lol:
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Re: Almost a robbery

Post by logos » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:06 pm

Haha. First time just in front of my place on st 294, I was about to drive away when they snatched the phone. Then weeks later on Teppan, I suppose another crew, then again near my place a couple months later.

No worries BDS, I'm not competing with you for wat phnom pickings :whip:
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Re: Almost a robbery

Post by StroppyChops » Wed Aug 06, 2014 9:27 pm

I must be projecting the wrong image. I haven't even had an attempted theft yet, and nor do the street cops pull me in for special attention - in fact, most of them nod and smile.
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Re: Almost a robbery

Post by dagenham » Wed Aug 06, 2014 11:45 pm

StroppyChops wrote:I must be projecting the wrong image. I haven't even had an attempted theft yet, and nor do the street cops pull me in for special attention - in fact, most of them nod and smile.
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