Retired soldier loses RM600 to snatch thief after leaving Sibu 4D shop

By Chew Lip Song

HOPING to get lucky after placing a bet at at 4D shop in Sibu, a retired soldier, 72, loses RM600 when snatch thief took off with his wallet instead when he exited the outlet.

After checking the betting slip, he kept it in his wallet and was about put the wallet into the back pocket of his trousers when a female snatch thief took it away from him, in the incident on Friday around 1pm along Jalan Bengkel.

The elderly man could only watch helplessly as the younger perpetrator took off. Besides the cash, his wallet also contained important personal official documents, See Hua Daily reported.

The victim has lodged a police report over the incident.