A 35-year-old woman was arrested for allegedly stealing thousands of baht from a Yemeni tourist in Pattaya.
Budsaba Kantiya, 35, was captured at a dormitory on Soi Bonkai in Nongprue April 23, eight days after she allegedly fled his Pattaya Soi 13 hotel with 300 Yemini rial and about 2,500 baht in Saudi riyal from the wallet of Al Safi Saeed Al Safi Ba Wazir, 33.
The victim said he met Budsaba at a Walking Street disco around 5 a.m. April 15 and took her back to the Max Hotel. While he was in the shower, she stole his wallet, he claimed.
Police said she confessed to the charges.