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Pattaya – “Fake Undercover Cops” Rob Aussie Biker

Via: Pattaya Daily News

Pol. Lt. Col. Attaros Kongrat, Pattaya police, Kong Dongtarn sub-branch was notified by Mr. Oliver Perry age 45, Australian citizen that he had been robbed by two Thai males dressed like plainclothes policemen. The crime scene location near Rom Poe market, Jomtien Moo 12, Banglamung, Chonburi province.

Upon investigation Mr. Oliver Perry, the victim, said that he was riding his motorbike back to his room and passed the Rom Poe market circa 300 meter further when two men on a motorbike rode up to him and told him to stop. He he thought that the two men were plainclothes cops because they were dressed in white tight T-shirts and black jackets (plainclothes cops have uniform, now; well, that’s good to know).

The scene of the crime place was rather dark area with no street lights. One of the thieves pulled out the ignition key of Mr. Perry’s bike told him to give his Mr. Perry’s carryall bag for inspection. As he gave the thief his carryall the thief ran away to his accomplice with the motorbike waiting and the two criminals escaped swiftly.

Mr. Perry could could not ride after them, since they had taken the ignition key plus his carryall bag containing one Canon digital camera, one mobile phone, one Acer notebook computer and one document bag with 8,000 THB ($250USD) cash. After the theft he called his Thai girl friend (bar-fine? don’t know) and they went together to the police station.

The police team and volunteer police is on the case. However, there is yet no trace of the criminals.

The police believes that the two thieves were not plainclothes policemen nor volunteer police (hey, not us!) but criminals who operate in the Jomtien and Pattaya area.

http://www.pattayadailynews.com/en/2011/11/30/pattaya-fake-undercover-cops-rob-aussie-biker/

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