Snatchers ArrestedA gang of snatchers have been arrested by Pattaya police.
PATTAYA-29th October- [PattayaDailyNews] at 00.10 am Pol.Lt.Chainarong Chaiin- deputy inspector of Pattaya police station- was accompanied with a patrol team and volunteer officers to arrest a gang who snatched belongings on a minibus. They were Ms.Somporn Pongcharoen aged 46, Mr.Akom Shooting aged 25 and Mr.Pitha Kaenthao aged 29.
They were arrested with a wallet containing 6,000 baht, an ATM card and some documents, Mr.Karl Alman Lazen aged 63 and Mrs.Sand Kristina Corbatta aged 55 from Norway were the victims.
Pol.Lt.Chainarong revealed that the officers spotted them and remembered that they had been arrested for robbery before many times. They were then taken to the police station for further questioning.
At the police station the Norwegian couple identified them as the thieves.Upon questioning them they revealed that they had snatched bags from foreigners many times. They worked as a team, they sat beside the victim before snatched the bag when the victim wasn’t looking.
The police then prosecuted them on a charge of theft.