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20 April 2008 :: 13:04:08 pm 11565

Foreign Elderly Victim Robbed And Severely Injured

A 63-year-old Danish man was robbed and stabbed, on his way back home after spending an afternoon on the beach. He was severely injured. Rescue team immediately took him to Bangkok Pattaya hospital for treatment.
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Pol.Lt.Col. Jaruen Withitkorakul, Sattahip, Chonburi, received a phone call at 3pm, on April 19, 2008, from Sawang Rojanathamasatien rescue, that Mr Joergen Chrintian Rasmusen (63), a Danish citizen, was severely stabbed. The incident occurred in Soi Na Jomtien 8, near Pinnacle hotel, Moo 2, Na Jomtien, Sattahip, Chonburi.

After being notified of the attempted robbery, police team rushed to the scene to find Mr. Rasmusen was lying in a pool of blood in the middle of the Soi. He was bleeding constantly as he had been stabbed two times on his back and one time on his left chest. Rescue team gave him the first aid, and rushed him to Bangkok Pattaya hospital.

Mr. Rasmusen told police that he spent his afternoon time, alone, on Na Jomtien beach, and on his way back, he was walking along the Soi to the main (Sukhumvit) road, intended to get a transportation to go back home. Suddenly, out of nowhere, two motorcycle bandits roared up to his right-hand side,the man in the pillion got off the motorbike and attempted to rob him. He yelled out for help and was stabbed on his chest. Mr. Rasmusen fell down on the ground, the robber then cruelly stabbed on his back twice before changing his shirt, in prevention of being recognized. He got back on the motorbike and the rider sped away, heading to Pattaya.

Pol.Lt.Col. Jaruen revealed that the thieves might have been waiting for the victim around the beach area. They were noticed that the victim was alone; they then followed him to rob. Luckily the victim was not killed but severely injured. However, police has had the confidence to arrest the thieves soon.

Reporter : Nattaphummint   Photo : Nattaphummint   Category : Crime News

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