Man Threatened by Neighbour With Gun After Fight in Thalang

Thalang –

A man threatened his neighbor with a gun after a fight in the Thalang district.

The Thalang Police were notified of the incident early in the morning on Thursday (January 11th) at a house in the Pa Klok sub-district.

Police arrived at the scene to find Mr. Wittawat Atisutthapot, 49, who was heavily intoxicated. A nearby house had been damaged in a way that indicated a fight had taken place, stated the police.

Mr. Anucha Ngorsurachet, 63, and Mr. Sampan Pengjan, 38, had both sustained injuries from the physical altercation. They told police that after the fight, Mr. Wittawat said he was going to fetch a gun. Five minutes later a gun shot sound was heard nearby.

Police found a handgun in Mr. Wittawat’s home and he was taken to Thalang Police Station for further investigation. It was unclear why the group of men were fighting, notes The Phuket Express.

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.