CHONBURI — An Australian tourist says he was drugged and robbed by a group of ladyboys in Pattaya yesterday.
The 46-year-old tourist told police that he was walking on Pattaya's beachside road at around 6:30 a.m. when a group of ladyboys approached and befriended him near Soi Pattaya 4.
The tourist said a ladyboy offered him a drink, which he accepted. He then lost consciousness and later woke up at Pattaya Memorial Hospital, he said.
According to the tourist, the ladyboys took his MacBook, hard drive, headphone set, and the5 500 Australian dollars he was carrying at the time of the robbery. He estimated the total loss to be over 100,000 baht.
Police in Pattaya say they are investigating the incident to locate and arrest the ladyboys.