Security Guard catches another security guard stealing at market in Rayong

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On January 5th, 2020, at the Star Market located in Choeng Noen in Rayong, a security guard was detained by another security guard after being caught in the act stealing cash from a vegetable vendor.

The accused, 52 year old Mr. Boontham (first name not given by Rayong Police) was arrested at a bus station near the market by Police Colonel Kittikan Boonchai of the Rayong Police after a market security guard chased the suspect for close to a kilometer and detained them for the police.

Mr. Boontham is a parking lot security guard at the market.

Mr. Boontham being questioned at the Rayong police station, the vegetable vendor who had her money stolen is in the background on January 5, 2020.

Mr. Boontham admitted to the crime according to Police Colonel Kittikan, having taken 940 baht from a vegetable vendor in a crime of opportunity. The cash had been lying on her counter. Unfortunately for him, he was spotted by a market security guard whose name was not given by police. The second guard proceeded to chase Mr. Boontham for over a kilometer to a local bus station.

Mr. Boontham was arrested after admitting to the theft and faces further legal action. The Pattaya News notes that his days as a security guard at the market are also likely over.

Written by The Pattaya News team, photos by 77kaoded.

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