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Two youths arrested over bag snatching in Phuket Town

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Phuket Police have arrested two suspects after they snatched a bag containing cash and a mobile phone from pedestrian in Phuket Town.

Phuket Police have arrested 19 year old Chanatiip ‘Lip’ Samartkit from Phuket and a 15 old boy from Nakhon Si Thammarat. They were both arrested at a rental room in Rassada, east of Phuket Town.

The arrest follows police being notified on Sunday that two suspects had snatched a bag from a pedestrian walking on Bangkok Road in Phuket Town. The bag contained 10,000 baht cash and a mobile phone. The two suspects sped away on a motorbike.

Chanatip told police that they were searching for victims along Bangkok Road as they don’t have a job and have no money.

They were both taken to the Phuket City Police Station to face legal action.

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