On Saturday a gang of female pick pockets, including a twelve-year-old girl, stole the wallet of a German tourist while riding in a baht taxi in South Pattaya. Prompt action by police led to the apprehension of the gang and the return of the victim’s property intact.
Pattaya, November 19, 2010, [PDN]: On 18th December 2010, Police Lieutenant Colonel Krisakorn Thong-Inn , received a report that a tourist had been robbed in a baht bus in the area of the Chai Mongkol temple, South Pattaya.
A team of officers was dispatched to the scene where they found Mr. Manfrad Bieber , a German national, anxiously awaiting their arrival. He said he was riding in a blue baht bus from his hotel on Pratumnak road to the VC Hotel in South Pattaya. The bus stopped and 6 women got on the bus. 3 of them sat opposite him and another two on either side.
They seemed to be friendly and chatted with him for a while until they all got off the bus opposite to the Chai Mongkol temple.