PATTAYA: A Briton has actually been detained on theft charges after he presumably took a bike from a female and a wallet consisting of some money from a male.
Ben Frost, 39, was collared on Pattaya Klang Roadway. He at first rejected the charges however later on admitted after cops revealed him proof, Pol Col Khemmarin Phitsamai, superintendent of Pattaya cops, stated on Saturday.
Chanida Muangsak, 30, a professional photographer for a regional trip boat operator, informed cops that her bike with Chon Buri licence plates parked at the entryway of Soi 5 on Pattaya Beach Roadway had actually vanished at around twelve noon on Dec 30.
She had actually asked individuals in the location who informed her a foreign guy may have taken her bike. She and her good friends had actually attempted fruitless to discover the guy so she submitted the cops grievance.
Cops stated security cam video revealed the bike being taken.
Natthawut Damdong, 23, informed cops that the suspect had actually joined him while he was consuming alone at a beer bar on Pattaya Sai 2 Roadway in the early hours of Jan 1. Mr Natthawut delegated get a bottle of beer for the suspect, however when he returned his wallet consisting of 900 baht in money and other files was gone. The guy likewise took his smart phone and ran away on a bike, Mr Natthawut informed cops.
After examining both witness accounts, Pol Col Khemmarin looked for approval from the Pattaya court to jail the British suspect, who had actually gone into Thailand on a traveler visa 5 days back.
He is now in cops custody pending legal action.
Chanida Muangsak talks with cops on Saturday about the theft of her bike in Pattaya by a foreign guy on Dec 30. (Picture by Chaiyot Pupattanapong)