American man injured after allegedly being attacked on Bangla Road in Patong

Patong –

An American man has sustained injuries after he was allegedly attacked on Bangla Road in Patong.

Emergency responders were notified at 3:30 A.M. this morning (September 28th) that a tourist was allegedly attacked on Bangla Road in Patong.

They arrived at the scene to find the injured 35 year-old American man. He had sustained injuries to his face and his middle finger of his left hand. He was taken to a nearby hospital for treatment but was reportedly released not long after. His name was withheld by emergency teams.

He was with a 24-year-old Russian woman who was not injured. They reportedly were tourists who stayed at a hotel on Phra Baramee Road in Patong, Kathu. The American man told first responders that only he was attacked.

However, details about why the American man was attacked and who was responsible were vague, with police planning to conduct a full investigation and question the American tourist.

The Patong Police are continuing their investigation to find out exactly what happened for further legal action.


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Goongnang Suksawat
Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than four years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also some national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.