Armed suspect robs convenience store for 900 baht in Phuket Town

Phuket –

A suspect robbed and got 900 baht from a convenience store in Phuket Town.

The Phuket City Police was notified of the incident this morning (October 19th) at 10:30 A.M. at a convenience store on the Chao Fa East Road in Talad Nuea sub-district in Mueang Phuket district. Police arrived at the scene to find a distraught female staffer, whose name was withheld at her request.

She told police that a male Thai suspect used an item similar to a gun to point at her before taking 900 baht from the cash drawer and speeding away on a motorbike.

Police are checking CCTV nearby and hunting for the suspect.


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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.