Foreign Tourist Found Staying in a Tent on Patong Beach

Phuket –

Police inspected after a foreign tourist was found staying in a tent on Patong Beach.

The Phuket Tourist Police told the Phuket Express that they were notified from concerned nearby residents that a foreign tourist was staying in a tent on the beach.

They went to the beach to find the tent and the unidentified foreign tourist was found inside. He was informed that tents are not allowed to be placed on the beach. He was asked to remove the tent from the beach.

The Phuket Express noted that police did not reveal any details about the foreign tourist, including if his visa status was checked or if he would be charged for anything in relation to the incident.

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.