Two French Men Arrested for Trying to Break Police Motorbike Chain in Patong

Patong –

Two French men were arrested immediately on Thursday (May 2nd) while they were trying to break a police chain that locked a motorbike parking at a no-parking zone in Patong.

A video clip of two foreign men trying to break a police motorbike chain with a rock near Patong beach Road at the Dolphin Field had gone viral on social media. The Patong Police quickly apprehended the foreign men and they were immediately arrested.

Patong Police told the Phuket Express that the unidentified suspects are French and they are facing charges of destroying traffic police property without permission.

Similar incidents:

Phuket City Police apprehended a Turkish man caught in the act of severing a police chain. The incident occurred in a no-parking zone in Phuket Old Town’s Phang Nga Road.

A Russian motorbike rider was finally arrested after he successfully cut a police chain that had locked his motorbike parked in a no parking area and then sped away.

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.