Two Pickpockets Arrested, One Still on the Run

 | Mon 18 Jul 2016 06:30 ICT

CityNews – Between July 2 and July 3, there were many reports of several pickpockets working around Wat Phra That Doi Suthep. After extensive investigation, police this week arrested one Vietnamese man and a Cambodian Man in connection to the thefts.

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Three separate tourists provided information to the pickpocket at the temple, which helped in leading the investigation.

Police arrested 52-year-old Trin Ti Tu from Vietnam and 45-year-old Heng Juntra from Cambodia in Chaiyaphum province after a coordinated arrest warrant was carried out.

One pickpocket is still thought to be on the run from police.