Two ladyboys, aged 19 and 29, were arrested on Pattaya beach Friday morning for pickpocketing a Japanese tourist outside the Best Friends bar complex at the southern end of Pattaya Beach Road.
Khaosod English reports that at at around 3 a.m.,
a group of police officers were patrolling the street when they noticed two transgender women groping the 43-year-old Japanese man in front of the bar. One of the suspects pulled out the man’s wallet while the other was distracting him, and then the pair fled on a motorcycle.
Fortunately for the victim, the police officers managed to chase down and immediately arrest the two ladyboys. The Japanese man’s wallet containing approx. 5,000 Baht in cash and less valuable personal items was also recovered.
The 19-year-old ladyboy thief was found to be a Cambodian national and repeat offender who had previously been arrested also for robbing a tourist on Pattaya beach.