Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

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Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

Post by dangermousetherapy » Tue Mar 13, 2018 7:54 pm

On Sunday afternoon my girlfriend was driving down the main road near Kep Market and I was sitting on the back with a shoulder bag. Three motos surrounded us and one guy attempted to snatch by bag but only succeeded in pulling us of our moto. Luckily I am just grazed and bruised but my girlfriend has hurt her knee quite badly and can hardly walk (we had a nurse friend take a look and it just bad bruising).

I never expected this to happen in Kep! We have lived here for a few months and always felt totally safe. Some local friends said there was another similar incident recently. Please remember to stash bags / purses when driving.
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Re: Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

Post by whiteribbon » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:32 pm

Crazy! Already live here (in Kep) for almost 3 years and never seen anything like this. Hope you and your gf are ok and they catch the bastards.
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Re: Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

Post by Anchor Moy » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:47 pm

The usual explanation for a rise in crime is Khmer New Year, holidays coming up. Watch your bags folks.

Did you report the incident to the competent authorities ? Kep's a small place and the thugs are probably known if they are local.
Sorry to hear you got injured. Best to the girlfriend.
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Re: Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

Post by Captain Bonez » Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:51 pm

Should be a 'stickied' thread at the top of the page with a title along the lines of 'Keep your wits about you and your belongings safe for the forthcoming holiday'
Keep your money in your socks and fuck with your socks on

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Re: Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

Post by dron » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:03 pm

Captain Bonez wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:51 pm
Should be a 'stickied' thread at the top of the page with a title along the lines of 'Keep your wits about you and your belongings safe for the forthcoming holiday'
Kep your wits about you*
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Re: Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

Post by Captain Bonez » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:11 pm

Nailed it :thumb:
Keep your money in your socks and fuck with your socks on

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Re: Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

Post by PSD-Kiwi » Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:55 pm

Captain Bonez wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:51 pm
Should be a 'stickied' thread at the top of the page with a title along the lines of 'Use some common-fucking-sense"
FTFY
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Re: Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

Post by jmagic » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:23 pm

Having a bag on you while riding a motorbike is pretty sensible. It's not like he was juggling iphones while riding a unicycle.
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Re: Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

Post by phuketrichard » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:37 pm

as time goes by, more an more, the have nots want what the have's... have
and realize stealing is easier than working

Why is carrying a bag riding a motorcycle, non sensible?....not everyone can afford cars..
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Re: Pulled off our moto by bag snatcher in Kep

Post by Captain Bonez » Tue Mar 13, 2018 10:56 pm

PSD-Kiwi wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 9:55 pm
Captain Bonez wrote:
Tue Mar 13, 2018 8:51 pm
Should be a 'stickied' thread at the top of the page with a title along the lines of 'Use some common-fucking-sense"
FTFY
Unfortunately not all 7.6 billion people in this world are as sharp or on the ball as you are, squire.
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