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Hammer-wielding bag-snatcher strikes at Phuket Town market

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Market and shops in Phuket, Thailand. Photo: fitri agung.


PHUKET: A Slovakian tourist lost her valuables in a bag-snatching incident at a Phuket Town market late last night.

Chatupol Kerdpol, a vegetable vendor at the ‘Phuket Downtown Fresh Market’, called the Phuket City Police call center on 191 to report the incident at 11:45pm. Col Nucharee Longkaew of the Phuket City Police dispatched officers to the scene.

Full story: Phuket Gazette

Winai Sarot
Phuket Gazette