Two Students Randomly Attacked by Knife Wielding Man

 | Thu 2 Feb 2017 04:27 ICT

CityNews – Police are searching for a man who attacked two students at the College of Dramatic Arts Chiang Mai with a knife while they were heading homeĀ at around 1am on February 1st.

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Two students were attacked outside of a 7-Eleven store at Star Avenue 1 by a man wielding a knife. They were both slashed at and had to rush to hospital for emergency medical assistance.

19-year-old Suparatch Rotpakdee suffered a deep knife wound in his right shoulder, and 18-year-old Sirwatch Wijitporn suffered cuts to his upper right arm.

knife attack cctvAccording to the victims, they had just finished a Fon Darb (sword dance) performance, and while they waited for their friends to finish their performance, they popped to 7-Eleven where they were approached by a man with a large knife who attacked them unprovoked.

Their friends drove them to the hospital as soon as it happened, after the attacker fled.

The man was identified on CCTV as a male, average build, tall, short hair, dark skin and was wearing a t-shirt, long jeans and sandals at the time of the attack. Police speculate the man was most likely mentally damaged, and they are currently searching for him.