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Bangkok airport police arrest Canadian woman for theft

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Police at Bangkok’s Suvarnabhumi airport have arrested a 27 year old Canadian woman as she was about to board a flight with her husband.

Heather Leslie Berg had been under surveillance following a number of thefts from baggage claim counters in the airport’s Arrivals area on August 27.

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After a check on CCTV cameras showed her taking luggage that was not hers, police tracked Ms Berg’s movements while in Thailand, arresting her after she checked in for her flight home with her husband.

A theft charge carries a fine of between 2,000 and 10,000 baht and a prison sentence between 1 and 5 years.

It’s understood that Ms Berg and her husband are being assisted by officials from the Canadian Embassy in Bangkok.

SOURCE: Chiang Rai Times

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