Connect with us

Crime

Armed thief breaks into Pattaya toy shop – VIDEO

Published

 on 

PHOTO: The Pattaya News

Pattaya Police are searching for a thief who was seen on security footage driving a motorbike with a sidecar, who broke into a toy shop. They believe the man was carrying a firearm.

YouTube video

26 year old Saifon Tanawong, a staff member at the shop, told police and The Pattaya News that at 2:30am the thief stole a computer tablet valued at 10,000 baht, a gold bracelet valued at 14,000 baht, two gold rings valued at 6,200 baht and 17,000 baht in cash from the register.

The shop’s CCTV footage shows how the male thief, on a motorbike sidecar, broke into the back of the shop after climbing to the second floor to gain access. Based on the footage, police believe the thief was also carrying a gun. Saifon says that the shop had only recently reopened due to Covid-19 closures and restrictions.

Authorities are hunting for the thief to face charges and are confident, based on the CCTV footage, that they’ll be able to find him.

SOURCE: The Pattaya News

 

Get more from The Thaiger

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Jack Burton is an American writer, broadcaster, linguist and journalist who has lived in Asia since 1987. A native of the state of Georgia, he attended the The University of Georgia's Henry Grady School of Journalism, which hands out journalism's prestigious Peabody Awards. His works have appeared in The China Post, The South China Morning Post, The International Herald Tribune and many magazines throughout Asia and the world. He is fluent in Mandarin and has appeared on television and radio for decades in Taiwan, Mainland China, Hong Kong and Macau.

Follow Thaiger by email:

Crime1 min ago

Thai stunt director released from Myanmar

Economy3 mins ago

US’s Chips & Science Act good news for Thailand’s car industry

Thailand48 mins ago

CCSA to consider extending Thailand tourist visa to 45 days | GMT

Sponsored1 day ago

Enjoy a splashing time and immerse yourself in Thai Mythology in Andamanda Phuket

Visa16 hours ago

CCSA to consider extending Thailand tourist visa to 45 days

Bangkok16 hours ago

Man caught taking drugs inside a Bangkok police booth didn’t give a crap

Thailand16 hours ago

Thailand News Today | Thailand no longer considers Covid “dangerous infectious disease” 

Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Crime17 hours ago

Wife says boss of Mountain B in Pattaya is ‘not a villain’

Crime17 hours ago

Policeman poses as Buddhist monk to trick drug dealers in central Thailand

Travel17 hours ago

Stress-free travel with AXA Travel Insurance

Guides17 hours ago

Mother’s Day in Thailand 2022: 5 fun ways to pamper your mom

Thailand18 hours ago

Thai minister insists minimum wage increase is not electioneering

Bangkok18 hours ago

Swedish Embassy hailed for giving 6-month parental leave to Thai staff

Travel19 hours ago

Everything you need to know about the Bangkok Skytrain (BTS)

Environment19 hours ago

PM warns Thailand to brace itself for potential flooding

Travel20 hours ago

Watch Koh Samui’s magical sunset from these sunset bars

Thailand11 months ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand1 year ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism1 year ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket1 year ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism1 year ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand1 year ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism1 year ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Trending