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Pattaya – Police Shoots Thin Robber On Motor Bike In Self-defence

Via: Pattaya Daily News

Two Pattaya thieves, a fat one (see photo) and a thin (see photo) were robbing women local at gunpoint. The thieves escaped on a motorbike and were later surrounded by police. The thieves started firing at the police who shot back in self-defence. One of  thieves was fatally shot. The other one managed to escape. The shooting occurred at Soi Dharma Practice Institute, Chalermphrakiert, Khao Songpeenong.

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Pol. Sen. Sgt. Maj. Jarong Changreun, Banglamung police station, the head of Baan Nawang sentry box together with volunteer police extrajudicially killed a thief who fired his gun at the police while escaping from arrest after committing a robbery.

One thief (the skinny one) died of a gun wound and the other one escaped. The incident occurred at Soi Dharma Institute, Khao Songpeenong, Banglamung, Chonburi province.

Pol. Col. Somneuk Jankate, Superintendent, a doctor from Banglamung hospital and the Sawangboribul rescue team were notified.

At the scene of the shooting about 100 meter from the beginning of the Soi the police found many people standing and looking at the dead thief.

The police inspected the body the unknown man, age about 18-25 years. Thin, dark-reddish skin color, wearing a blue shirt, short sleeves and blue jeans. Around his neck a Buddha image. No shoes on his feet.

Beside the dead man on the the street, two caliber 9 mm shell casings and further away one black helmet and a pair of black sneakers. Later the police also discovered eight more 9 mm shell casings which were kept for evidence.

Upon inspecting the corpse the doctor confirmed that the thief was shot in the back and the fatal bullet had penetrated the heart. (yup, that’ll do it)

The police did not found any documents on the body, only a mobile phone and cash. Money that the dead thief had robbed from the victims.

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Read more HERE, and yes it gets weirder:

http://www.pattayadailynews.com/en/2012/05/29/pattaya-police-shoots-thin-robber-on-motor-bike-in-self-defence/

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