UPDATE: Three Egyptian suspects arrested by Pattaya police after allegedly stealing smartphones from guest house

Pattaya —

Three Egyptian suspects who allegedly colluded to steal two smartphones from a Pattaya guest house were arrested by Pattaya police yesterday, November 6th.

Our previous story:

A group of foreigners seemingly working together allegedly stole two mobile phones from a guesthouse in Pattaya.

Now for our update:

Pattaya police chief Pol. Col. Kunlachart Kunlachai identified the three suspects as Egyptian nationals, including:

  1. Mr. Yasser Zaki Mohamed Ismail, 41-years-old
  2. Mr. Ali Elasayed Attia Hussein, 46-years-old
  3. Mr. Mamdouh Abouamer Badawy, 45-years-old

The three were arrested around 10.23 PM yesterday and were charged with a collaborative burglary at the Pattaya police station. CCTV footage showed the second and third suspects walking down Pattaya Second Road at 9.10 PM on November 5th. Additional footage inside the guest house showed the third suspect leaving the guest house after the alleged theft and taking a baht bus to escape.

The first and second suspects were also seen heading down Pattaya Second Road to Pattaya Central Road after leaving the guest house.

The first and third suspects were arrested in their rental room at the Panowla Residence in Soi 13/2 on Beach Road in the Nongprue subdistrict of Banglamung, Chonburi. They then led Pattaya police to the second suspect staying at the Lek hotel in Soi 12 on Pattaya Second Road.

The three reportedly denied the thet allegations but admitted they were the individuals seen in the CCTV footage.

Pattaya police are proceeding with prosecution as of press time.


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Aim Tanakorn
The local news translator at The Pattaya News. Aim is a twenty-four year old who currently lives in Bangkok. Interested in English translation, story-telling, and entrepreneurship, he believes that hard-working is an indispensable component of every success in this world.