Pattaya Daily News

18 March 2013 :: 14:03:42 pm 72995

Bad Karma Catches Up To Lovesick Thai Thief

A 22-year-old man stole a motorbike in his hometown Nakornsawan province and drove to Pattaya to find his girlfriend. But he was beaten unconscious by hoodlums on the beach, and later confessed to police that he stole the bike.
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PATTAYA – March 18, 2013 [Pattaya Daily News]; At 1 a.m., a report by bystanders of a man being beaten into unconsciousness on the side of Pattaya beach was received by Pol. Capt. Yongyuth Wanneua, Deputy Inspector, Pattaya police station. He rushed to the scene with a police team.

The incident occurred at the beginning of Soi 13/3 on Pattaya Beach Road. At the scene, officers found the injured victim, identified as Mr. Noom Dechthong, age 22, of Nakornsawan province.

Mr. Noom was lying unconscious on the ground with bloodstains all over his body. His face was contused and cut from the beating. The officers tried to wake up the injured victim, and he eventually revived.

When Mr. Noom saw the officers, he was so startled, he confessed that he had stolen the motorbike he was driving, a black Yamaha Meo. He had stolen the bike in Nakornsawan province on the night of March 15, and then drove to Pattaya to look for his girlfriend. She had escaped from him to work in Pattaya.

But shortly after Mr. Noom arrived in Pattaya, at 4 a.m. on the night of March 16, he was beaten by a group of more than 10 teenagers until he got injured. So Mr. Noom escaped to lie down on the side of Pattaya beach. When he woke up and saw the police, he was startled and confessed to the motorcycle theft.

The police seized the motorbike to check for its ownership history, and found that it had been reported stolen. The motorbike owner was identified as Ms. Warunee Boontem, age 35, who reported the theft at Meuang Nakornsawan police station.

After Mr. Noom’s confession, the officers informed the theft victim and the police at the Nakornsawan station. The police charged Mr. Noom with stealing property or receiving stolen property, and restrained him to wait for the Nakornsawan police to retrieve him and take him back to prosecute further according to the law.

Reporter : Samart   Photo : Samart   Category : Crime News

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