Thailand: Biker thief arrested shortly after stealing Russian tourist’s purse

Posted on April 3, 2013 • Filed under: Thailand, Tourist Robbed

As covered by, “Pattaya police have arrested a man accused of feigning injury by faking a fall off a motorcycle to steal a foreign tourist’s purse. Police received a report of the robbery in South Pattaya on Tuesday night. On arrival they found two Russians restraining a 26-year-old man later named as Sakda Banasarn. Viktovi Maximova, 24, told investigators that she was walking with her boyfriend along Pattaya beach when a group of four men on two motorcycles approached them. The men drew their attention by simulating an accident and pretending that they were hurt.” Read Article

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