UPDATE: Five Suspects Arrested After Stabbing of British Man in Patong

Patong, May 19th – A British man was left injured after being stabbed on Bangla Road, Patong, early Saturday morning. The incident, which has sent ripples through the local community, occurred at approximately 4:40 AM on May 18th.

Our previous story:

A British national was the victim of a stabbing incident on Bangla Road, sustaining injuries that required immediate medical attention.

Now, for our update:

The victim, whose identity has not been disclosed, reportedly sustained a stab wound to his back during an altercation. He was promptly provided medical attention for his injuries, which were serious but not life-threatening.

Responding swiftly to the situation, the Patong Police initiated an investigation that led to the rapid apprehension of five Thai male suspects. The police leveraged CCTV footage to track down the individuals believed to be involved in the fight.

Officials informed The Phuket Express that by 8:00 PM on Saturday, May 18th, the suspects had been arrested and taken into custody. They are currently being held at the Patong Police Station, where they await further legal action.

The Patong Police have been tight-lipped about the details surrounding the suspects and the cause of the altercation. However, they have assured the public that they are working diligently to uncover the full story behind the unfortunate event.

This incident has raised concerns about safety on Bangla Road, a popular nightlife destination in Patong. Authorities are calling for increased vigilance and have promised to reinforce security measures to prevent such occurrences in the future.

The investigation is ongoing, and more information is expected to be released as it becomes available. The Phuket Express will continue to follow this story and provide updates as they emerge.

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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.