Thief lifts trousers

BANGKOK: A shopper at Carrefour supermarket had an embarrassing journey home after a thief stole his trousers while he was on the toilet on May 8.

Kasin Siriwichit, 24, reported the incident to Thong Lor Police. Mr Kasin said that around midday he went to use the toilet at the Rama 4 Rd branch of Carrefour.

In the cubicle, he took of his trousers and placed them on the floor behind the toilet. When he had finished his business, he looked down to find that his trousers had suddenly vanished, Mr Kasin said.

He said that in his trouser pockets he had his mobile phone and his wallet containing 800 baht in cash, his driving licence and ID card as well as other important documents.

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The report did not give details on how Mr Kasin was able to get from Carrefour to the police station with no money and no trousers.

Mr Kasin declined to reveal why he had felt the need to remove his trousers in the first place.

Police said they would review CCTV footage from the supermarket to try and identify the trouser thief.

Carrefour would not let reporters in to photograph the scene of the crime.

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