Man Arrested in Rape of Kiwi Tourist

The alley opposite Wat Ratchabophit where the attack allegedly took place.

Update: Arnat Uddee was denied bail Thursday


BANGKOK — A man suspected of raping a tourist from New Zealand has been arrested, police said Wednesday.

Arnat Uddee, 34, allegedly assaulted the woman in the early hours of Saturday while she was lost close to the Grand Palace. Police said Arnat fled to Chonburi province after the attack, where he was apprehended Tuesday.

A police news conference will be held in Bangkok tomorrow.