Chinese Knifeman Robs Purse in Poipet

Banteay Meanchey: Police in Poi Pet detained a Chinese suspect in connection with a robbery at 3:30 pm on April 28, 2019, at the foot of the Stung Treng road, Kbal Spean 1 commune Poipet, Poipet City, Banteay Meanchey Province.

The suspect, identified as Li Shuai, a 32-year-old male, is a Chinese resident staying in O’Chrov commune, and Poipet town, Banteay Meanchey province.

Police said that the suspect pretended to exchange money and to sell goods, when he took out a small knife and robbed a purse from Rom Sokhoeun, a 34-year-old woman and fled.

Immediately, the city’s police force proceeded to chase after the suspect.

50,000 baht from the victim and one knife with one stalk belonging were taken by cops after his arrest.

The suspect is now detained at the Poipet police station for questioning.

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