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Phone Thief Stopped by Passing Foreigner

CityNews – A Burmese man who grabbed a person’s phone in a snatch and run theft was apprehended by a passer by and later arrested by police.

On May 17th, police arrested a 21 year old Burmese man after he tried to grab a person’s phone and run off. The theft, that happened in Chiang Moi, was quickly foiled by a passing foreigner who grabbed the man and held him until police came.

The man admitted to the crime and said that he was having financial issues.