Thai Man Arrested After Bag SnatchA Russian had her bag snatched by a Thai man who tried to befriend her. He then fled the scene but was quickly arrested by police.
PATTAYA – April 24,2015 [PattayaDailyNews]; at 01.00 am Pol.Col.Trairong Piwpan-deputy commander of Chongburi- was accompanied with police officers to arrest a Mr.Narong Chanratsami aged 21 who had snatched a grey hand bag that belonged to Ms.Erena Kerzenova aged 24 from Russia.
Previously, the police officers were notified that a man had snatched a bag so they rushed to the scene. Upon questioning the victim she told police that a Thai man had tried to befriend her before he snatched her bag and fled the scene.
The police officers then hunted for the villain and found out that he had taken a motorcycle taxi to Soi Kao Talo raod so they chased after him and arrested him. He was caught with the victims handbag which contained her belongings.
The suspect claimed that he had just been released from prison on April 3rd after he had been jailed for robbery and because he had no money he decided to rob again. In addition, Pol.Col.Trairong gave the officers 5,000 baht for catching the thief.