At 11pm, on the night of October 11, Private Thawatchai Sriwipat, a twenty-two-year old member of the Armed Forces, reported to a police checkpoint at Pattaya Park of an attempted robbery only 500 meters away.
He said he had been riding his motorbike with his girlfriend and noticed three men following him. Suddenly one of them sped up and tried to snatch his gold necklace.
He said he fought with the men and, although his necklace was broken, the thieves failed to get away with it.
The suspects are aged around 18 to 20-years-old and despite the presence of police officers they have managed to escape.
Report by Pattaya One News Team