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Police nab ex-con who preys on women

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He was put behind bars for theft and disposing stolen property.

When he was released from jail, the ex-convict returned to a life of crime.

He would prey on female victims who left their bags in their vehicles, breaking into cars and stealing their valuables, the Star Online reported.

But the 44-year-old man's spree came to an end once again after police nabbed him in connection with 15 cases of theft in Cheras, Kuala Lumpur.

Cheras OCPD Assistant Commissioner Chong Kok Sin said the man admitted to committing seven offences.

Some of the tools the man used to break into cars. PHOTO: STAR ONLINE

One of the victims had left her handbag underneath the passenger seat and locked the car before going for supper at a restaurant on Sept 19.

ACP Chong said:

“After having supper, she realised that the front passenger window had been shattered and her handbag was missing.” 

The bag contained important documents, valuables and RM1,900 (about S$627) cash.

She lodged a police report the next day.

Following a tip-off, police arrested the man on Oct 8.

Source: Star Online

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