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Man arrested for allegedly stealing plants valued at 18,500 baht

Jack Arthur

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Police arrested a man who allegedly stole four expensive potted plants from outside a home in the eastern province Sa Kaeo. Officers say the plants are valued at 18,500 baht.

The stolen plants include the Dieffenbachia valued at 7,000 baht, Variegated Arrowhead Vine valued at 3,500 baht, Syngonium Pink Spot valued at 3,000 baht, and the Monstera Thai Constellation valued at 5,000 baht.

The superintendent of the Watthana Nakhon Police Station says a 34 year old identified as Ekaphon was found in possession of the four plants. He was charged with theft and police have seized his vehicle.

The 27 year old homeowner, identified as Sirilak, who owned the plants, says the plants were stole a few days ago shortly after midnight.

SOURCE: Royal Thai Police

 

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Jack is from the USA, has a B.A. in English, and writes on a variety of topics. He lives in Thailand.

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