Motorcycle Gang Attack in Hang Dong

 | Wed 19 Feb 2014 15:55 ICT

CityNews – A student was attacked by a gang of around 30 teens with swords, chains, and 2-by-4s at a traffic light in Hang Dong this week, according to a report on CM108. He escaped with minor injuries, but his Vespa scooter suffered the most damage.The scooter after what seems like a strike with a sharp metal object

At 5:30p.m. on February 17th Piyapong Chanworamanit, 22, of Phrao, a senior at Rajamangala University of Technology Lanna, reported to Hang Dong police station to file a report. He said he had been chased from Hang Dong into Chiang Mai city by a motorcycle gang two days earlier.

Piyapong told the Chiang Mai police that he had been riding a brand new white Vespa from a scooter enthusiasts’ meeting at Mae Tachang Resort around midnight of February 15th along with 7 of his friends when they got to Chiang Mai-Hot Road near Samoeng intersection, and were faced with a gang of around 30 young men. He said the gang chased them with swords, 2-by-4s, and chains, until Piyapong and his friends were separated. Stuck in traffic near Big C Hang Dong in Mae Hia the gang caught up with him. After sustaining some minor injuries he abandoned his scooter and ran for his life, he reported. When he returned to the scooter with his friends, he witnessed the damage, which it’s reported will cost tens of thousands to repair.

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