Seyedmohammad Nejatiabkenar, 27, was apprehended by Pattaya police around 3:30 a.m. May 3 on Walking Street. He was carrying a 20-centimeter-long knife when arrested.
Iranian Seyedmohammad Nejatiabkenar has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a Frenchman for bumping him while dancing.
Sofiane Elkhaoua, 27, suffered a severe stab wound to the back and was taken to a local hospital for treatment.
Police said Nejatiabkenar admitted to stabbing the Frenchman, saying a fight began while the Iranian was dancing.
He had purchased the knife from a Walking Street vendor and had been carrying it for self protection. He was charged with assault.