Two teenagers were arrested for allegedly robbing a Russian tourist of his gold necklace.
Phichit Pajchakeaw, 19, of Sisaket and Nachapol Suljit, 19, of Chachoengsao, were apprehended Dec. 25 near the Grand Hotel intersection of Thepprasit and Sukhumvit Roads.
On one of the youths police found the 70,000-baht necklace belonging to Ivan Alexcev, 25. The Russian said the two teens, on a Honda motorbike, had driven by him and a friend on Pratamnak Soi 5 and ripped the jewelry from his neck.
Alexcev quickly called police and, using his description, the youths were found as they tried to escape from the area.
Russian Ivan Alexcev points to Phichit Pajchakeaw and Nachapol Suljit as the culprits who snatched the gold off his neck.