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Suspected thief at airport caught in entrapment

/ 05:13 AM February 10, 2018

Policemen at the Ninoy Aquino International Airport arrested during an entrapment operation in Pasay City on Thursday a suspected thief who stole a departing passenger’s Swissgear backpack containing an iPad tablet and seaman’s book at the Naia Terminal 2 departure area on Tuesday.

The suspect then contacted the victim and demanded P15,000 for the return of the seaman’s book.

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Manila International Airport Authority general manager Ed Monreal said suspect Rhey Asumbrado was arrested shortly after accepting marked money from his victim, Bonifacio Legazpi.—JEROME ANING

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