Patong Thailand: Tourists held at knifepoint, robbed, arrest made

Posted on October 10, 2014 • Filed under: Asia, Thailand, Tourists Robbed

PHUKET: Police are hoping that the speedy arrest of a knife-wielding thief who targeted a Bahrain couple on Monday will raise tourists’ confidence in their safety. Patong Police arrested Ismael Pomalee, 30, from Pattani, less than 24 hours after the robbery. “We received a call at about 9:30pm on Monday saying that the couple had been held at knife point and robbed at the IndoChine Residence & Resort Patong,” Lt Col Sutthichai Tianpho of the Patong Police told the Phuket Gazette. Read Article

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