Pattaya Thailand: two arrested for assault of British tourist

Posted on March 31, 2013 • Filed under: Asia, Thailand, Tourist Attacked

Police arrested two young men yesterday who allegedly assaulted a 58-year-old former British marine in Pattaya. The incident was captured on video and the clip has “gone viral” on Facebook and Youtube, drawing criticism about how badly the attack has affected Thailand’s image, prompting local police to hurriedly investigate it. Following a clue about one attacker’s motorcycle taxi vest details, police rushed to Soi 16 (Marine Plaza) on Walking Street to apprehend Prasert Amatmultri, 25, who was wearing the same vest, and friend Wongsathorn Machoke, 19, for interrogation. Read Article

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