(10 November) A foreign tourist has been reportedly beaten unconscious by a group of muggers on the beach of Pattaya.
Pattaya police said a Russian man of 30-35 year old was found unconscious on the beach late last night.
Witnesses told police the man was drinking alcohol and enjoying the nighttime view of the sea on his own when three individuals on motorcycle arrived and proceeded to assault the man. The suspects escaped with the foreign man′s belongings.
Police are still searching for the suspects.
Meanwhile, Pattaya police have arrested a man accused of robbing handbags from two Chinese tourists earlier this week.
Mr. Narong Pimkaew confessed upon his arrest that he and his friend committed the robbery. He also told police he did not know how to turn off the iPhone he found in the Chinese tourists? handbags, which led the police to track the phone via GPS.
Mr. Narong′s accomplice is still at large, police said.
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