Bike Thief Apprehended by Good Samaritans in Pattaya After Stealing Electric Bike from Australian Man

Bang Lamung—

At 12:30 PM, on February 2nd, 2024, Pattaya City police received a report that a bike thief was captured by good citizens at Chonburi Provincial Immigration Office, Bang Lamung, Chonburi.

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The police were dispatched to the incident scene and found a group of locals captured a homeless person, publicly identified only as Mr. Suthiphong, 31, who allegedly stole an electric bike from Mr. Terry Rasmussen, a 79-year-old Australian.
Ms. Wipada Netthong, a motorcycle repair shop owner on Jomtien Road, reportedly told the police that the suspect previously allegedly stole her son’s bike. However, Wipada was able to get the bike back while the suspect fled away.
On the incident day, Wipada saw the suspect riding an electric bike past her shop, she then shouted for help to capture the suspect. Local good citizens were able to take hold of the suspect and escorted him to the Chonburi Provincial Immigration Office before reporting to Pattaya City police.

Suthiphong, the suspect, reportedly told the police that he allegedly wanted to return to his hometown in Samut Prakan, but had no money. He then committed the crimes by stealing the bikes before being captured, according to the police.
Initially, the police escorted the suspect to Pattaya City police station for further legal processing.

Kittisak Phalaharn
Kittisak has a passion for outgoings no matter how tough it will be, he will travel with an adventurous style. As for his interests in fantasy, detective genres in novels and sports science books are parts of his soul. He works for Pattaya News as the latest writer.