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20 July 2014 :: 04:07:08 am 90099

Police Arrest Bag Snatching Gang In Pattaya

Police have arrested a bag snatching gang who would target foreigners on minibuses. After being arrested they confessed that they had committed this type of crime over 100 times before.
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PATTAYA – July 19, 2014 [Pattaya Daily News];- at 13.00 pm Pol.Col.Suppatee Boonkrong-deputy commander of Chonburi and acting superintendent of Pattaya police station-, Pol.Maj.Thanawin Kaewsiang-investigation inspector-, Pol.Capt.Netithorn Rattanasuchanan-deputy inspector- and police officers had arrested a bag snatching gang which consisted of Mr.Buncha (Ouy) Yodyingyong 28 year old lady boy, Ms.Pinpit (May) Khumsaeng aged 28, Ms.Tuanjai (Fon) Chotung aged 30 and Ms.Cherry (Lee) Dechley aged 23 with 150,000 baht. They were arrested after Mr.John Welle 60 year old from America notified the police.

 

Pol.Col.Suppatee revealed that Mr.John had notified the police that his wallet had been snatched which contained 5,000 dollars whilst riding in a minibus. Pol.Capt.Netithorn and his team then went to investigate and arrest Mr Buncha who was the snatcher. Later the officers found him in South Pattaya road and was arrested, he was caught with 10,000 baht. Upon questioning him he confessed that he and his 3 friends snatched the wallet from Mr John. The police then arrested the rest of the gang members who were caught with Mr Johns remaining 140,000 baht.

 

The police officers revealed that the lady boy had just been released from prison and he had snatched peoples wallets and bags who were on the minibus and had done it over 100 times. When they snatched people’s wallets and bags they would meet up and share the money between the gang members.

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Reporter : Teerarak   Photo : Teerarak   Category : Crime News

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