Patong Police Investigate Viral Fight Between a Foreigner and a Group of Transgender Women

Patong, Phuket-

The Patong Police have initiated an inquiry following the emergence of a social media video this past week, the first week of May of 2024, appearing to depict an altercation involving a group of transgender individuals and a foreign man on Bangla Road, Patong.

According to a statement provided to the Phuket Express, the police, on Thursday, May 2nd, successfully identified the individuals from the video. During questioning, the group reported that a foreign man, who was motorcycling along Bangla Road, encountered them. Despite their friendly greetings, the man purportedly responded unfavorably.

Subsequently, he is alleged to have returned and instigated an assault on the group. The names of all parties involved in the altercation have not been released by Patong police.

The Patong Police are actively conducting an investigation to ascertain the full details of 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.