Connect with us

Phang Nga

Man charged after stabbing Australian tourist in Phang Nga

Published

 on 

A man has been charged after stabbing an Australian tourist who sustained serious injuries in Phang Nga yesterday.

The Khao Lak Police were notified that the Australian man sustained injuries after being stabbed at a bar in Takua Pa, Phang Nga last evening.

The injured man is 44 year old Australian tourist William Mark Wayne. He was rushed to Takua Pa Hospital where he is now recovering after doctors were able to stem the bleeding. He is currently in a stable condition.

Police say that Mr Wayne was drinking at a bar with male and female Thai friends. The suspect name Chanin ‘Tiw’ Innarong parked his car in front of the bar.

He walked straight up to one of the woman and told her that he wanted her shirt that she was wearing. (The reason for his demands are not clear at this stage)

She told Chanin that she will give it him later as she couldn’t take it off at the time. Thanin insisted that he wanted the shirt. A scuffle developed as the man tried to pull the shirt off her.

Mr Wayne thought that Chanin was violently attacking the woman and tried to jump in to protect her. Chanin was angry and hit out at Mr Wayne, according to the police report. He used a knife to stab Mr Wayne on his right and left arms, stomach and collarbone. After that Thanin sped away.

Police soon after arrested Thanin at a night club in Khao Lak. Police have seized the six inche knife. He was taken to Khao Lak Police Station where he is facing charges of  intent to kill and carrying knife in public without reason.

Man charged after stabbing Australian tourist in Phang Nga | News by Thaiger Man charged after stabbing Australian tourist in Phang Nga | News by Thaiger

 

Get more from The Thaiger

Join the conversation and have your say on Thailand news published on The Thaiger.

Thaiger Talk is our new Thaiger Community where you can join the discussion on everything happening in Thailand right now.

Please note that articles are not posted to the forum instantly and can take up to 20 min before being visible. Click for more information and the Thaiger Talk Guidelines.

Click to comment

You must be logged in to post a comment Login

Leave a Reply

collecting news

Follow Thaiger by email:

Video15 hours ago

Thailand News Today | 9 year olds smoke cannabis on Pattaya Beach in Thailand

Economy16 hours ago

Thai baht soars to six-month high against US dollar

Pattaya16 hours ago

Motorcycle taxi riders rally against unlicensed ride-share app drivers in Pattaya

Sponsored23 hours ago

Where you can get cannabis in Bangkok

Pollution17 hours ago

Over 100 tonnes of garbage estimated near Phuket Fishing Port

Thailand17 hours ago

Stop giving monkeys cigarettes, beg locals in Lop Buri, Thailand

Thailand17 hours ago

World Cup broadcasting soap opera drama rumbles on

Join the conversation on the Thaiger Talk forums today!
Transport17 hours ago

Thai Vietjet plans new routes to China, India, Japan, Vietnam

Crime18 hours ago

Police arrest weight loss pill executive for causing 4 deaths in Thailand

Phang Nga18 hours ago

Phang Nga officials find more leatherback turtle eggs

Tourism18 hours ago

Thai AirAsia Melbourne and Sydney connections take to the air

Bangkok19 hours ago

Fireworks to dazzle Bangkok’s Chao Phraya River area on New Year’s Eve

Medical19 hours ago

Resurgence of AIDS in Thailand overshadows UNAIDS summit

Phuket19 hours ago

Thai VietJet cancels Phuket – Bangkok flight last minute over 1 extra passenger

Food19 hours ago

Thailand’s top cheesemaker toasts his own success

Crime20 hours ago

New details unfolding over alleged assault by Pattaya loan sharks

Thailand1 year ago

Morning Top Stories Thailand | Police to end protests, Human Trafficking | September 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Thai Airways in rehab, All go for Songkran | March 4

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket’s nightlife. Yes, bars and clubs are still open | VIDEO

Phuket2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid passport talks, Thai Airways heads to court | March 2

Tourism2 years ago

Phuket Thai food treats you need to try | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bars, pubs and restaurants ‘sort of’ back to normal | Feb 23

Tourism2 years ago

In search of Cat & Dog Cafés in Phuket Town | VIDEO

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Gambling crackdown, Seafood market to reopen, Vlogger challenge | Jan 21

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid testing for visas, Business impact, Vaccine approval | January 19

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Weekend Bangkok bombs, Thailand fires, Covid update | January 18

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Stray car on runway, Indonesian quake, 300 baht tourist fee | January 15

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Governor off respirator, sex-trafficking arrest, condo prices falling | January 14

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Chinese vaccine, Thailand ‘drug hub’, Covid update | January 13

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Bangkok may ease restrictions, Phuket bar curfew, Vaccine roll out | January 12

Thailand2 years ago

Thailand News Today | Covid latest, Cockfights closed down, Bryde’s Whale beached | January 11

Trending