Not only unaware Asian tourists have gold necklaces snatched from around their neck. Ever-increasing numbers of Thais fall victim to snatch-and-grab thieves, too, in Pattaya.
Now a 27-year-old bar girl on who was riding home from her workplace after the end of her shift had her gold necklace robbed on Pattaya Third Road. Fortunately, the young woman was not injured in the incident.
According to Pattaya One, the young woman was riding her motorcycle home at 11 p.m. on Friday night when suddenly “a young Thai man rode up alongside [her] and tore [the] gold chain from around her neck.”
Although witnesses chased the thief for a while they eventually “lost [him] in one of the side streets.”
As usual, police will examine CCTV footage in the area in an attempt to identify and catch the suspect.