Swedish Man Apprehends ThiefA Swedish man has apprehended a thief who stole his phone and cash out of his bag while he was swimming.
PATTAYA – May 2nd 2015 [Pattaya Daily News]; at 5.30 a.m., Pol.Col. Winai Sanitphan (Deputy Inspector of Pattaya city police station, Chon Buri province) was notified that a foreign tourist had caught a thief in front of Montien hotel, Pattaya 2nd road, so he rushed to the scene. At the scene the police found Mr. Mohammad Reed Rezai, aged 52, from Swede and Miss Duean Sumingsalee, aged 32, his girlfriend who had apprehended Mr. Sujinda Phasuk, aged 23, with 240 THB and a Samsung phone.
Mr. Mohammad told police that he was swimming with his friend and left his bag on the beach when he saw Mr. Sujinda walk over to it and stole some of his belongings. He then quickly got out of the sea and chased after him up soi 7 but the disappeared. Therefore, Mr. Mohammad went to notify the police and while he was walking back to his hotel he spotted Mr. Sujinda ( thief) walking near Top’s Supermarket so he ran over and caught him.
The police then checked Mr. Sujinda’s criminal history and they found out that he been arrested before several times. The police sent Mr. Sujinda with the stolen items to the inquiry official in order to be prosecuted further according to the Thai law.