2 Chinese Nabbed Stealing Bags from Cars in Sihanoukville

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2 Chinese Nabbed Stealing Bags from Cars in Sihanoukville

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Thu Aug 30, 2018 12:29 am

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Preah Sihanouk province, Cambodia news: On August 28, 2018, at 20:45, at Village 2, Sangkat 4, Sihanoukville, two Chinese nationals were detained by police after they were caught stealing a Mont Blanc bag from a parked car. The two suspects were identified as XU MENG JIE, male, 26 years old, no occupation, and CHEN WEI JIAN, male, 28 years old, occupation: mobile money changer.
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Fortunately, the owner of the car, Ron Ratha, saw the two thieves breaking into his vehicle, so he ran over to stop them, but both suspects managed to escape. Mr Ratha then filed a report with the police, who found the two suspects after some investigation.
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After their arrests, police learned that this was the suspects' third car robbery, and that they had netted US$1000 and $30,900 in their previous thefts. Both men are due to appear before Sihanoukville Provincial Court.
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Re: 2 Chinese Nabbed Stealing Bags from Cars in Sihanoukville

Post by cptrelentless » Thu Aug 30, 2018 2:48 am

Holy crap, someone left 40k in a bag on their car seat.
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Re: 2 Chinese Nabbed Stealing Bags from Cars in Sihanoukville

Post by bolueeleh » Thu Aug 30, 2018 7:46 am

whats with ppl hauling lots of cash in expensive bags, cant they juz use any old newspaper n plastic bag like normal ppl do?
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Re: 2 Chinese Nabbed Stealing Bags from Cars in Sihanoukville

Post by jaynewcastle » Fri Aug 31, 2018 1:23 am

So a mobile money changer is basically a thief who steals other people money

Do these lowlifes get deported back to China ?
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Re: 2 Chinese Nabbed Stealing Bags from Cars in Sihanoukville

Post by newkidontheblock » Fri Aug 31, 2018 11:37 am

So they manage to break into cars but don’t drive them away to a chop shop somewhere?
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Re: 2 Chinese Nabbed Stealing Bags from Cars in Sihanoukville

Post by CEOCambodiaNews » Fri Aug 31, 2018 10:38 pm

Two men charged over spate of robberies in Sihanoukville city
August 31, 2018
Preah Sihanouk Provincial Court yesterday charged two Chinese nationals over a spate of thefts in Sihanoukville.

Major Sok Sophal, a provincial police officer, identified the accused as Xu Meng Jie, 26, and Chen Wei Jian, 28, both tourists living in a rental house in the city.

Maj Sophal said that both accused were arrested on Tuesday and are charged with thefts with aggravating circumstances. They face up to ten years in jail each if convicted and are now in prison pending trial.

Captain Long Seng, a deputy commune police chief, yesterday said that according to the victim’s police report, the two men on May 20 broke into a businessman’s car and stole $39,000.

He noted that the victim had parked his car near a market in the city and Mr Xu and Mr Chen used duplicate keys to open the door.

Cap Seng said that at about 10am on Monday, the accused allegedly snatched a handbag with $1,000 inside from a Cambodian businesswoman exiting a supermarket.

He added that at about 9am on Tuesday, the two men tried to break into the parked car of a businessman. Cap Seng noted that the victim, Run Rotha, 30, was having dessert at a stall nearby and saw the break-in attempt. Mr Rotha shouted for help and nearby police arrested the two accused.
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Re: 2 Chinese Nabbed Stealing Bags from Cars in Sihanoukville

Post by newkidontheblock » Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:13 am

Thieves has duplicate keys to a luxury car? How did they get access and time? Play valet parking attendants? And they didn’t drive off with the car to be chopped up?

Seriously scary stuff. Glad they were caught.
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Re: 2 Chinese Nabbed Stealing Bags from Cars in Sihanoukville

Post by AndyKK » Sat Sep 01, 2018 2:26 am

It's probably better for everyone that they didn't drive off in the car, they may have got hurt or killed someone. Plenty of money in that town. Opportunists paradise, lots more to come.
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