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Vietnam gang steals gold from beggar

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HANOI - Police in Vietnam charged five people with stealing nearly one kilogramme of gold from an 86-year-old homeless beggar, authorities said on Friday. 

The five suspects were charged Thursday with robbery, said Thai Thi My Trang, spokeswoman for Dong Thap Province’s Police Department.

The incident happened on December 21 as the gang discovered a beggar sleeping at a market in Tram Chim town, Tam Nong District of Dong Thap province, the district police department said.

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