Snatch and grab thief arrested by Sriracha police

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The police in Sriracha have arrested a 30 year old Thai man named Sakesan Rungrojritchai who attempted to snatch the purse of a 62 year old woman.

On the 25th of March the woman waking through her village when  when Sakesan came up beside her on an unlicensed motorbike and grabbed her purse, however she held onto her belongings causing him  to fall to the ground.

Sakesan tried to make hi getaway by jumping over a wall that had sharp pieces of glass, in which he cut his hands.

The woman as transferred to the Phayathai Sriracha Hospital by her relatives whilst the police tracked down the owner of the motorbike, Mr. Chaiya Jinnoi who told the officers that Sakesan had earlier borrowed his motorbike.

Both Thai men were detained as the Sriracha police believe they may have done this many times and encourage any victims of theft in the area to contact them directly.