Pattaya Police hunt for thief wearing motorbike taxi vest accused of breaking into closed bars

A thief wearing a taxi motorbike shirt was caught on video breaking into a bar in South Pattaya and is now being hunted by Pattaya Police.

Mr. Tanapon Raksanook, 34, an entertainment operator in Soi Kopai called and spoke to The Pattaya News about the incident.

The CCTV footage shows that the suspect, who was wearing a taxi motorbike shirt with the number ‘16’, parked a motorbike in the back of the bar which was closed at the time of the incident. The footage can be found below:

He broke in from a storage room back door. When the suspect noticed a CCTV camera, he used a PVC pipe to move the camera but inadvertently caused the camera to record him in full. Tanapon stated that multiple valuable items were taken from the premises including gas cylinders, but did not provide an exact list.

The incident has been reported to Pattaya police who are now hunting for the suspect. It is unknown if the man is actually a motorbike taxi driver or if he wore the vest in an attempt to throw off potential pursuit and investigation.

Mr. Adam Judd is the Co-owner of TPN media since December 2017. He is originally from Washington D.C., America, but has also lived in Dallas, Sarasota, and Portsmouth. His background is in retail sales, HR, and operations management, and has written about news and Thailand for many years. He has lived in Pattaya for over eight years as a full-time resident, is well known locally and been visiting the country as a regular visitor for over a decade. His full contact information, including office contact information, can be found on our Contact Us page below. Stories please e-mail About Us: Contact Us: