Mrs Wassana 47, reported to Jomtien police that on Aug 7 at around 8.30 pm as she was sitting on the beach a man came to sit next to her and started to tell her his life story. “All of a sudden, he pulled out a knife and threatened to hurt me if I didn’t give him my belongings.”
Wassana said that the man was 1.6m tall and was dressed in black. He grabbed her handbag and nonchalantly walked down the beach as if nothing had happened.
Mrs Wassana reported the matter to the Jomtien police claiming that her bag contained an IPhone 10 costing 45,000 baht, an IPhone 5 valued at 4,000 baht, 100 US dollars and 4000 Thai baht in cash.
Jomtien police searched the area hoping to catch the thief, but could not locate him. So they sent out an APB to all units to keep a look-out for a man dressed in black holding a lady’s handbag.