Suspect Allegedly Steals a Million Baht from a Foreigner’s House in Thalang

Thalang –

Suspect(s) allegedly stole a million baht in cash from a foreigner’s house in Thalang.

The Thalang Police told the Phuket Express that they were notified of the incident over the past weekend. The thief broke into an unidentified foreigner’s house at a housing estate in Sakoo.

The suspect allegedly stole a brand name watch and cash worth about 25,000 Euros. The thief sped away with a total of a million baht worth of cash and items. Police are still hunting for the suspect(s).

This certainly isn’t the first recent case of theft in Phuket.

Earlier this month, a thief originally from Yala was arrested in Phuket for seven counts of theft locally.

In a viral story, a thief attempted to break into a bank and failed, choosing a bakery nearby instead in Phuket Old Town.

In another viral story, an illegal taxi car driver stole a foreigner’s SUV and was arrested.

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.