Man Arrested for Snatching Mobile Phone From German Tourist in Thalang

Thalang –

A man was arrested for snatching a mobile phone from a German tourist in Cherng Talay.

The Cherng Talay Police told the Phuket Express today (March 17th) that yesterday (March 16th) they were notified from Mr. HAUGG FRED, 56, a German national, that a male Thai suspect snatched his mobile phone in Soi Cherng Talay 14.

The Cherng Talay Police went to the scene and checked CCTV footage where they found the suspect who lived at a house in Cherng Talay.

Police found Mr. Nissan Islam, 27, inside the house. He admitted that he snatched the Samsung S20 mobile phone from the tourist and police recovered the stolen device.

Nissan is facing charges of theft and remains in custody as of press time.

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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.