Teen Thief Caught After Pulling Korean Off Tuk Tuk

Phnom Oenh: A suspect was arrested by police at 9:50 pm on 29 November 2019 in front of the Phnom Penh Hotel Monivong Village 6, Sras Chak Commune, Daun Penh District.

The suspect, identified as Seang Sok Lai, an 18-year-old Cambodian national, was taken by cops, along with a yellow Nex with no license plate and a black Samsung S8 mobile phone (belonging to the victim).

The victim was named as Ryn Jongnam, a 42 year old Korean, who suffered slight injuries to his foot and arm.

The Korean national was in a passapp tuk tuk on Monivong talking to friends on his phone. In front of Phnom Penh Hotel, 18-year-old Seang Soklai, riding a yellow Nex with no license plate came from behind and snatched the phone, causing the Korean to fall out into the road.

Authorities quickly caught the thief and took him away to the station, where he also tested positive for methamphetamine.


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