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Second-storey man’s reputation preceded him

Second-storey man’s reputation preceded him

Instead of using his Spider-Man-like powers for good, a villager in Kampong Thom province’s Santuk district chose to scale a house yesterday to grab some cash and jewellery from inside.

Cops say the suspect clambered up to the first floor window where he then grabbed 350,000 riel ($87.50) and a necklace he later hid in his backyard.

Officers zeroed in on the main suspect and hauled him in. He cracked quickly and confessed before being charged for theft and (climbing and) breaking and entering.

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