Iranian Caught For PickpocketingIran national was caught by Pattaya people after he tried to steal wallet of another foreigner.
PATTAYA – January 24,2017 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 14.00pm Pol Col Apichai Krobpetch, chief of Pattaya police station, was notified that a thief was caught by local people after he tried to snatch wallet from tourist.
At the location the officers found Mr Mohamed Yazid Kherrab aged 52 from Iran who tried to steal 2,000 baht from Mr Boterberg Guy aged 52 from Belgium.
Mr Juti Mathukarn aged 37 told the officers that he was on a minibus then the thief got on and stood beside the victim. Later he spotted that he tried to steal wallet of the victim so he shouted out loud before Iranian tried to escape but he was caught by local people.
Initially,police officers detained the suspect to question; however, he still rejected any allegation. In addition, the officers have CCTV footage of the suspect looked like Mr Kherrab who robbed a victim in South Pattaya.