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Man arrested for stealing just over 1,000 baht in Wichit, Phuket

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Recently, a man was arrested for allegedly stealing just over 1,000 baht from a wallet that was left on a counter in a “Super Cheap” store in Wichit, Phuket.

50 year old “Mr Sutchai” was arrested earlier week, around 2 pm, says Wichit Police. The police say Sutchai took the wallet out of a shopping trolley that had been forgotten in front of the Super Cheap store.

The wallet’s owner, Pratin Chumthong notified police of the theft when she realised her wallet was gone around 10:20 am, says the police.

The police used CCTV footage to identify the alleged thief and arrested him at his house.

Reportedly, the police did not reveal the man’s motive for committing the theft.

SOURCE: The Phuket News

 

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