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Thai Rath is reporting that Police have arrested a man who tied up a Hua Hin cleaner then abducted her daughter from a foreigner’s house. The incident happened last Tuesday in Hua Hin.
The mother and daughter were working as cleaners for the house but were confronted at knife point by the intruder. The man is reported to have tied the mother to the stairwell before attempting to sexually assault her daughter and then forcing her to drive away on the motorcycle owned by the mother. The 18 year old daughter was let go near a Car Care business and the suspect fled on the bike.
The hunt for the man traversed across the country from Hua Hin to Bangkok then to Udon Thani.
The Prajuab Khiri Khan deputy police chief, Pol Col Nirandorn Sirisangchai, said the case was very serious and that the public demanded quick action. Many police jurisdictions were involved in the hunt resulting in the arrest of 23 year old Watcharapong Waraha who was registered as living in the Pahonyothin area of Phayathai in Bangkok.
The 23 year old was finally tracked down to an address in Udon Thani and taken into custody on a warrant. He was found in possession of the mobile phone stolen from the mother. He confessed to the crime saying that he dumped the stolen motorcycle by the toilets at Hua Hin railway station before boarding a train to Hualampong station in Bangkok. From there he traveled to Udon Thani where he was arrested.
Watcharapong had ten other cases of theft on his records.
SOURCE: Thai Rath