Thief Steals Money from Donation Box at Phuket Shrine

Phuket –

A thief allegedly stole money from a donation box at an ancient shrine in Phuket Town on Monday (May 27th).

The Phuket City Police told the Phuket Express that the representative of the Phuket Shrine Association Mr. Sirichai Weeracharttaekhwan, 24, filed a report to the police along with CCTV footage. The footage shows that at 5:00 P.M. on the day in question, an unidentified male suspect allegedly stole money from a donation box inside the Pud Jor Shrine.

The ancient shrine is located in Soi Phu Thorn, Talad Nuea sub-district. Mr. Sirichai told police that the suspect stole more than 1,000 baht from the donation box.

The Phuket City Police said they are hunting for the suspect 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.