Snatching Gang ArrestedPattaya police have arrested a snatching gang near Bali Hai pier after they snatched a handbag from a woman from Kazakhstan; also a woman was arrested with an illegal firearm.
PATTAY-20th June- [PattayaDailyNews] at 11.00 am Pol.Col.Suktad Pumpamuang- superintendent of Pattaya police station made a statement about the arrest of Mr Choosak Sakulthong aged 23, Mr Suriya Mahaniyom aged 22, Mr.Suchart Kachai aged 24 who were charged with robbery and Mr Boonlert Oubaon aged 52 who was charged for receiving stolen goods.
On the incident day the police were notified that there was a snatching incident in Pattaya, later the police officers went to he crime scene where they found Mrs Yanina Navruzova aged 29 from Kazakhstan and she told the police that she had her hand bag snatched and the thieves fled towards Bali Hai pier. Therefore, the police officers tracked them down and arrested them near the pier.
Upon questioning them they confessed that they had snatched the bag and they had left the bag with Mr Boonlert so he could hide it and later they would spend the money on drugs.
Also the police officers arrested Mrs Wongduen Naree aged 40 with an illegal pistol which had no license.