Pattaya Daily News

21 September 2013 :: 08:09:10 am 78416

French Tourists Mugged

The French victim thanked the police for catching the criminal responsible for snatching the belongings.
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KANCHNABURI – September 19, 2013 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 10.55 a.m police officers received reports about a criminal named Thitisorn Sukhsombat , 23 years old residing at 38/5 Moo.3 Amphur Muang, Kanchnaburi province. Police investigated and arrested the suspect.

Ms. Wiwongsiri Vigini Robert age 27 and Ms. Charlottee Seenab Kakay, age23 , French tourists were riding a bicycle at the River Kwai area, almost reaching the India road , suddenly a man on a motorbike snatched the victims purse, in it was a passport, plane tickets, some euro cash and from there he ran away.

The criminal exchanged the stolen money at the UOB bank in front of River Kwai Hotel, the bank staff made a copy of the ID card and the CCTV footage provided information about the criminal. Shortly after the incident the police and the victims went to identify the criminal. The police were able to catch the criminal and however detained him at the Kanchanburi police station. They were also able to retrieve the stolen stuff which consisted of a passport, plane tickets and 19,000 baht cash.

Pol.Col.Komsanti claims the number of tourists travelling to Thailand has increased continuously in the past years. Kanchanaburi,one of that provinces that has attracted large amount of tourists are trying to provide protection in case of an emergency by making stickers with phone numbers on it so that tourists could easily report their cases.

The French victims thanked the police for catching the criminal responsible for snatching her belongings. She also confessed that if given a chance she will visit Kanchnaburi again.

Photo : Internet   Category : Thailand News

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