Man, 39, arrested with 15 year old in hotel room

 | Mon 15 Feb 2021 14:14 ICT

A 39 year old man has been arrested for, ‘Separating a youth over the age of 15 and under the age of 18 from her parents or caretakers for indecent purposes, with the youth’s consent’, after they were discovered in a hotel room in Chang Phuak.

Police were alerted to this man by an undercover policeman who told them that this man was known to frequently take underage children to this hotel for sexual purposes.

The undercover policeman said that they followed this man and saw him picking up this girl in front of a shopping mall in Chiang Mai, driving her directly to the hotel.

The girl, 15, who told the police that they were a couple, was found to be hiding in the bathroom when the police entered the hotel room.