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Cops quench thirst for justice in drink cart theft

Cops quench thirst for justice in drink cart theft

A capital thief figured his getaway would be a cinch after robbing a street vendor, but was thwarted yesterday.

The owner of the Chamkarmon district drink cart was busy talking to a customer when the suspect pulled up.

Hoping to sell a beverage, the eager owner rushed back only to find the thief rifling through his drawers to steal his cell phone.

The robber’s success was short-lived though, as the vendor’s calls for help were answered by nearby cops who caught the cruising culprit, took him in for questioning and returned the device to its owner.

Nokorwat

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