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Chinese tourist robbed while in a tour group, two suspects arrested

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Chinese tourists pose for a photograph

Chinese tourists pose for a photograph. Photo by shankar s.

Pattaya – A Chinese tourist, Siaw Yin Go, 51 years old, had his bag containing 35,000 baht snatched while on tour in Pattaya near Naklua on September 12th, 2018 around 8:00PM.

The three thieves, who are Chinese-Thai and are believed to have done this in the past in the Pattaya area, distracted Mr. Go and pretended to join the tour group. One individual spoke to Mr. Go in fluent Mandarin, gaining his attention and causing the distraction while the other two snatched the bag and fled on foot. The leader of the tour group and other members of the group helped chase the thieves and detain them until police arrived.

Full story:

The Pattaya News

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