Ukrainian Man Allegedly Attacked and Extorted for Money in Chalong

Chalong –

A Ukrainian man allegedly was attacked and extorted for money in Chalong last week say Phuket Tourist Police.

The Phuket Tourist Police told the Phuket Express on Thursday (November 30th) that an unidentified Ukrainian man came in asking for help. He told the Phuket Tourist Police that he was attacked and extorted for 21,000 baht cash by a group of people that he knows in Chalong.

He is afraid that he and his family were put in danger by this situation. The Phuket Tourist Tourist Police took him to the Chalong Police Station to file an official report.

The Phuket Express noted that the Phuket Tourist Police did not reveal any details about the Ukrainian man or the specifics of the situation for him and his family’s safety.

As of press time this situation was reportedly still being investigated by relevant police in Phuket.

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.