(16 November) A man in his underpants has stolen ?500,000 worth of items from a computer store in Tak province, said Mae Sod Police.
Mr. Somphop, the owner of the computer shop, said he noticed his house has been robbed and later alerted police to investigate the scene. Mr. Somphop claimed he lost ?70,000 cash, gold ornaments, and diamond rings, in total worth of nearly ?500,000.
CCTV video shows that the nearly naked man broke into the shop from the second floor before entering Mr. Somphop’s office.
Police identified the robber as a Myanma national, however, no evidence confirming his identity has been presented at the moment.
Police have warned locals to be more careful during the Loy Krathong Festival, said Pol.Sr.Col. Ekkarat, Chief of Mae Sod Police Station. People are also encouraged to make sure that their windows and doors are firmly locked before leaving their houses since many robberies have taken place in the province.
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