CityNews – At 1 p.m. on February 24th, Police Major Manoj Yiumjarern received a report explaining that a purse snatching had occurred right in front of the Central Chiang Mai police station gate.
When police ran outside they found Koaw Su Lin, a Taiwanese tourist, shouting for help. A tour guide told Manoj that Lin had been riding a bicycle passed the station when a motorbike passed her. The rider pulled the motorbike up alongside Lin and then his passenger grabbed her purse from her front basket.
Police are looking for a large male driver, approximately 160cm tall. They said the passenger was very thin.
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