American Tourist Robbed at ATM

 | Mon 25 Jul 2016 09:24 ICT

CityNews – An American tourist was robbed at an ATM machine on July 9, with the thieves running off with 10,000 baht that was just withdrawn from the machine.

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The robbery occurred on July 9, but it was only this week that the two thieves were identified and arrested. Two 19-year-old boys (names withheld) were arrested in Chiang Rai.

Police seized 4,000 baht from the pair.

They confessed to the robbery, saying that they wanted to find money to buy educational resources.