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Vietnamese American arrested after fleeing Saigon hospital in stolen taxi

By H. Hieu, Q. Thang   June 11, 2016 | 10:14 pm PT
Police in Ho Chi Minh City have detained a Vietnamese American man who stole a taxi from outside a hospital in Saigon.

Relatives of Cao Dinh Khoi, 38, accompanied him to the Traumatology and Orthopaedics Hospital in District 5 to treat his broken little finger. Khoi did not cooperate with the doctors there and drove away in a taxi he jacked outside the hospital gates.

Cao Dinh Khoi. Photo by VnExpress/Hai Hieu

Cao Dinh Khoi. Photo by VnExpress/Hai Hieu

The man left the taxi at the crossroads between Nguyen Tri Phuong and 3/2 Street. Police later discovered Khoi was being treated at the FV Hospital and arrested him there.

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