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HCMC police arrest Malaysian woman for stealing $1,700 diamond ring

By Bao Tran   January 13, 2022 | 10:40 pm PT
HCMC police arrest Malaysian woman for stealing $1,700 diamond ring
Ngee Cheng Abryanna is held at a police station in HCMC for theft, January 13, 2022. Photo by VnExpress/Bao Tran
A Malaysian woman was arrested in HCMC Thursday for allegedly stealing a diamond ring worth over VND40 million ($1,760) from a jewelry shop.

The District 1 police took in Ngee Cheng Abryanna, 21, for questioning.

On Tuesday Ngee and her friend visited the jewelry store on Dong Khoi Street, and when the salesperson’s attention was briefly diverted, she reportedly stole the ring and left with her friend.

The shop complained to the police after finding the ring missing.

Camera footage showed Ngee taking it.

Ngee confessed to her crime but claimed her friend did not know about it, the police said.

Ngee Cheng Abryanna is caught stealing a diamond ring from a jewelry store in HCMC's District 1. Video by VnExpress/Bao Tran

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