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02 November 2008 :: 11:11:52 am 10221

American Tourist Arrested For Switching Price Tags In Pattaya Department Store

Pattaya police have arrested an American tourist who was caught on a department store’s CCTV switching the price tag of a fan he was about to purchase with one from a cheaper model.
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At 5.00 pm on 1st November 2008, a Pattaya police duty officer Pol. Lt. Aniwat Thichan was notified by Mr. Sirinet Reusrijan (34), the manager of Home Product Center Department store located at 665/333 Central Pattaya, that he had caught a male tourist who had stolen an item in the store and requested the police pick him up.

Police rushed to the shop and found that a security guard and Mr. Sirinet had apprehended an American man named Mr. Carton (34) together with a trolley containing the evidence (4 Lamb Fan ID- ST- 13BRI / 4L(W) WD) which had a value of 5490 baht.

The manager said that while he was on duty watching the CCTV he saw Mr. Carton and his friend walk into the shop and pick up a fan priced at 5490 baht. He then went to find another fan of the same make but which cost only 1900 baht and switched the price label between the two items.

When Mr. Carton went to the check out point, he notified the security guard and they managed to arrest Mr. Carton with the evidence but his friend managed to escape.

Mr. Sirinet also added that they had caught the same man (Mr. Carton) on CCTV before pulling the same stunt.

With their investigation completed and the evidence in hand police arrested Mr. Carton and charged him with theft and took him to the police station.

Reporter : Jirrawat   Photo : Jirrawat   Category : Crime News

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