Prolific Bag Snatchers ArrestedPolice officers have made a statement about the arrest of 2 snatchers who had snatched belongings from foreigners more than 30 times.
PATTAYA-22nd May- [PattayaDailyNews] at 09.00 am Pol.Maj.Gen.Nitipong Niemnoi-commander of Chonburi, Pol.Col.Pratchaya Prasarnsuk-deputy commander-, Pol.Col.Trairong Piwpa-deputy commander-, Pol.Col.Chanapat Nawaluk-superintendent of BangLamung police station-, Pol.Lt.Col.Thanaset Prachachaisi-deputy superintendent, made a statement about the arrest of Mr.Aekachai Pasuk aged 20 and a teenager who were bag snatchers. They were arrested with 1,761 Yuan, a Digital camera, 2 phones and a motorcycle.
On 20th May Mrs Chen Pelmingaged aged 50 from China was walking with her husband in front of the Siam Pura hotel when she had her bag snatched by 2 thieves riding a motorcycle. The police then checked the CCTV before they arrested them.
Upon questioning Mr.Aekachai he confessed that he had committed the same type of crime 30 times before in Pattaya and had been arrested previously for the same crime.
However, the police officers prosecuted the thieves for robbery and they are now waiting a court appearance.