On July the 1st Banglamung police were called to a house in Soi Sawang Fa in Naklua as the owner a 47 year old woman had been assaulted when a thief had broken into her house.
The woman said she was watching TV in the basement and that her son and daughter in law were on the second floor bedroom when a Thai man aged about 30 years old broke into her house and punched her in the face and threatened her.
the thief found 50,000 baht hidden in this cluttered house.
The thief then searched the room and stole 50,000 baht then jumped on to his motorbike and fled.
Police surmised the thief may have known that the woman kept that amount of money in the house and were able to take some fingerprints to aid tracking him down.