An Irish tourist who had just arrived in Pattaya has been injured after being allegedly attacked by bar security early this morning following a dispute inside the venue.
Lieutenant Colonel Nattawat Plernjit of the Pattaya City Police was notified of the incident at 3:30AM at the Beach road end of Soi Seven.
Police, emergency responders and The Pattaya News arrived at the scene to find 46 year old Bart o’ Gready, Irish National.
He was bleeding heavily from multiple wounds and had been knocked unconscious and left on a sidewalk nearby.. He appeared to be heavily intoxicated and confused. A good Samaritan had called the police and helped the tourist recover.
He told police that he had a major problem inside a nearby gogo. After the issue he was attacked by a group of men that he claims were Thai security. He stated to police that he attempted to film the dispute in the bar when the situation escalated.
Local police are continuing their investigation to find the suspects and determine what exactly had happened. The bar in question was closed by the time police had arrived. The name of the bar has been withheld pending the investigation.