A British man embarrassed to find the woman he hired for sex was really a man received a stiletto to the head when he refused to pay the transvestite prostitute’s full rate.
John Barnes, 46, suffered a deep cut to the scalp around 4 a.m. Oct. 14 at the corner of Beach and Central roads. Sawang Boriboon medics stitched him up as police did likewise his confessed attacker, Cambodian illegal alien Ranee Pheb, 30.
A rescue worker stitches up Barnes after his encounter with a Beach Road transvestite.
Barnes told police he’d gone for a late-night stroll along the beach when he encountered Ranee in the shadows near the Centara Beach Hotel. Claiming he thought the streetwalker was an attractive woman, he agreed to an offer of a day’s companionship.
The Brit said things started to get steamy, but an unwelcome discovery tossed water on the affair and Barnes fled the short-time hotel room, leaving the ladyboy only 200 baht for his troubles. The Cambodian wasn’t taking the tip lying down and pursued him in high heels.
The shoe came off on the street and Ranee readily admitted to police he bashed the Brit.
Police also discovered Ranee had entered the kingdom illegally. He was detained on immigration charges while officers waited to take a complete statement from Barnes.