Man arrested for stealing from guesthouse room in Si Phum

A 30-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the theft of goods from a guesthouse in Si Phum.

The goods, belonging to two foreign tourists, Mr. Jack Fredrick Obrien from the U.K. and Miss Shanel Elisa Ruggeri rom France were stolen from a room at the Ban Klang Wiang Guesthouse on Dec. 1.

The two farang returned to their room at around 9 p.m. on the evening finding that their room had been ransacked and their belongings stolen.

Using CCTV, police identified Mr. Kornphan Thanawut, a known criminal, exiting the room. This morning, police targeted Thanawut’s dormitory room in Chang Klan where they also found the stolen goods.

The goods included a GoPro camera, 1 black selfie stick, a Casio model watch, a black trip, a motorcycle helmet, one pink iPhone 7, a battery charging cable and a pair of Converse gray shoes.

Mr. Thanawut has been charged with theft at night using a vehicle for convenience and possession of stolen goods.

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