Thai Man Arrested After Stealing Canadian Dollars Worth 108,000 Baht in Patong

Patong –

A Thai man was arrested after he stole Canadian dollars worth 108,000 Baht in Patong.

The Patong Police told the Phuket Express that on Friday (April 5th) they arrested a suspect identified only as Mr. Charat at a parking area of an apartment on the Ratcha Pata Nusorn Road in Patong. Seized from him were some of the remaining Canadian dollars and a mobile phone.

He was taken to the Patong Police Station to face charges of night theft and illegally playing online gambling (slots). The Phuket Express noted that the Patong Police did not release details about where the suspect stole the money from.

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.