Battambang: At 4 pm on February 7, a group of thieves riding on motorbikes robbed French tourists riding bicycles at the entrance of Wat Por Veal, in Ratanak village, Ratanak district, Battambang city.
The thieves were all wearing helmets and the victim, a 71 year old French tourist, could not identify the make of motorbike, .
The foreigner told the police there was $ 500 in the bag, 1 passport and two bank cards.
The foreign woman confirmed that she was traveling by bicycle with a few others to visit historic spots in Battambang city and the bag that was taken by the robbers was kept in the basket, which was easy pickings for the thieves.
It has been noted that in the last few months, mob activity has strongly affected foreign tourists at resorts like Bananar, Ek Phnom and Battambang.
The public has criticized the Battambang City Council force, seemingly unwilling to put in clear measures to curb or investigate the subject of theft. https://kohsantepheapdaily.com.kh/article/785490.html