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Swiss tourist and Thai wife robbed after feeding the dogs

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ID: 16   Posted

it can't get any better in the Land of Smiles.... (or what's left of it!)

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ID: 17   Posted

3 hours ago, burgerking said:

His Lady wife....better than having a man wife......lol

A necessary distinction, here in Patts

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ID: 18   Posted

Pattaya police hunt for motorcycle mugger

By Thai PBS

 

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PATTAYA: -- Pattaya police are now hunting for a motorbike mugger who snatched a handbag from a Thai wife on a motorcycle ridden by her Swiss husband.

 

The mugger, aged between 20-25 years-old escaped with two iPhones, a 50-satang weight gold ring and 10,000 bah in cash.

 

The victims were identified as Mrs Prapaporn Kungphim, 38, and her Swiss husband Erwin Sarbach, 66.

 

Full story: http://englishnews.thaipbs.or.th/pattaya-police-hunt-motorcycle-mugger/

 
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-- © Copyright Thai PBS 2017-07-04

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ID: 19   Posted

Why would you take 2 iphones and 10,000 baht out to feed the dogs. 

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ID: 20   Posted

1 hour ago, mikebell said:

Soi dog feeding is not a good idea: som nam na.

Unless you happen to be a dog living in a Soi

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ID: 21   Posted (edited)

I do not have up to date stats nor can I corroborate with empirical research...

 

But common belief, including mine, tends to consider Pattaya very unsafe for farangs...

Edited by observer90210
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ID: 22   Posted (edited)

MEMO to snatch and grab thieves.

Please specifically target soi dog feeding tourists, locals and self defined good samaritans.

 

It's easy pickens and will discourage this misguided dog feeding

 

Edited by Juan B Tong
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ID: 24   Posted

A couple of troll and flames have been removed

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ID: 25   Posted

10 minutes ago, te2000r said:


Who would carry 10.000 baht in cash, plus gold.

 

rich people..

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ID: 26   Posted

1 hour ago, Baerboxer said:

It seems this sort of target robbery by thief or thieves using motor cycles / scooters is becoming very common. See a lot of reports in UK about this now too.

 

Everyone just has to be more careful; and at a time when many countries take measures to prevent their citizens protecting themselves.

Which countries are taking measures to prevent their citizens protecting themselves?

 

What measures are they taking?

 

I only ask so I can avoid those places.

 

Thank you for you advice.

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ID: 28   Posted

2 hours ago, Baerboxer said:

It seems this sort of target robbery by thief or thieves using motor cycles / scooters is becoming very common. See a lot of reports in UK about this now too.

 

Everyone just has to be more careful; and at a time when many countries take measures to prevent their citizens protecting themselves.

either it is or it is getting reported more, perhaps due to the increase in cctv cameras. The video makes it easier for people to be confident in reporting it because they think the cops can find the guy(s). and cops are more confident as well, so it gets reported as news. 

 

the wife's auntie was on the bicycle at 6 am going to the market in soi about 1 km away from Rajaprasong, from the family house that has been there for 50 years. motorcycle with 2 guys were waiting and started the engine and raced at her and stole her necklace and tried to get the handbag but failed. The necklace was fake gold and worth nothing. It looked like fake gold too, so these guys prob were more opportunist than pros. 

 

there certainly are loads of signs up in certain areas of Bkk that say "BEWARE OF BAG SNATCHING THIEVES IN THIS AREA"

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ID: 29   Posted

I bet you wouldn't say that to their face, little man

I doubt the guy would beat him to a pulp lol.. Geez he couldn't even fend off a couple of thais attacking his "lady wife"

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ID: 30   Posted

I think it is wrong to feel stray dogs in someone else's neighborhood.

 

Dogs band together in packs, make a lot of noise and frequently attack children and people.

 

If you want to be kind to the dogs, adopt them and take them home.

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