Prolific Snatcher ArrestedPattaya police have arrested a man who had committed over 10 snatchings in the Pattaya area. He was then taken to re-enact the crimes.
PATTAYA – October 6th 2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; Pol.Lt.Gen. Thanet Pinmueang-ngarm and Pol.Maj.Gen. Nitiphong Niamnoi (Commander of Chon Buri Provincial Police Station) together made a statement about the arrest of Mr. Roongroj Sangkasinsu, aged 47 from Chiang Rai province who was arrested in connection of snatching property on the streets of Pattaya where he worked as a motorbike taxi.
He was then taken to 10 of the areas to re-enactment the snatchings that he had committed in north Pattaya, central Pattaya and south Pattaya over a 3 year period. The offences were committed in front of hotels and in crowded areas which made it easy for him to escape.
Upon questioning Mr. Roongroj he confessed to the crimes which had taken place over a 3 year period. He told police that he committed the offences to get extra money for his expenses and that he was very sorry for his behaviour and would like to apologize to the victims. However, he is now awaiting a court appearance where he will prosecuted further according to Thai law.