Chinese woman arrested for stealing bag at airport

Immigration control, Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok

Queue at immigration control, Suvarnabhumi Airport, Bangkok. Photo: Paul Sullivan / flickr.

SAMUT PRAKAN: A Chinese woman has been arrested on theft charges after she picked up a belt bag containing cash and a mobile phone that had been dropped by an Iranian man at Suvarnabhumi airport, and put it inside her luggage.

Lyu Wenjuan, 46, of China, was apprehended at around 1.30am in the airport’s waiting area for outbound passengers. Police and airport officials seized 1,441 US dollars, or about 44,116 baht, a stolen mobile phone and other documents in her hand luggage.

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Sutthiwit Chayutworakan

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