Nopporn Kaewthong, 19, and a 15-year-old student at a local polytechnic school were captured Jan. 30 on Third Road near the Sophon Cable TV headquarters. Police caught the older teen holding a makeup bag reported stolen by Nutsara Paichinda, 28.
Nopporn Kaewthong (right) and his 15-year-old accomplice (left) have been arrested for theft.
Nutsara said she was strolling on Walking Street when the boys nearly crashed their orange Honda Wave into her. When she stopped to confront them, they stole the bag containing her phone and 2,000 baht cash, she said. Police recovered the phone, but only 740 baht.
Police said the teens confessed to the robbery.