German Man Arrested After Stealing 86,000 Baht From Hotel in Patong

Patong –

A young German man was arrested after he stole 86,000 baht from a hotel in Patong.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that on Thursday (January 25th) at 3:00 A.M. a foreign man stole 86,000 baht from a cash register of a hotel in Patong on the Ratch Uthit 200 Pi Road.

The suspect did not cover his face and even looked at a CCTV camera nearby before walking away. He was not a customer of the hotel. The hotel filed a report to the Patong Police with CCTV footage of the incident.

On Friday (January 26th) police arrested the suspect identified only as Mr. Mohamed, 22, a German national. The arrest warrant was issued from the Phuket Provincial Court with the accusation of night theft.

The suspect remained in custody as of press time.

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.