Phuket teen gang rob Russian, 7 caught
PHUKET: A gang of around 10 teenagers surrounded and robbed a Russian tourist, Andrey Zhdanov, 32, in Kamala yesterday (November 27). Threatening him with a knife, they stole his camera and B2,000 in cash.
Wednesday 28 November 2012, 03:29PM
Three were arrested in a police raid at around 3am today (November 28) on the place where the gang were living on Soi Phra Baramee in Patong. One is 16 years old and the other two are 14. Police also seized six motorcycles and a knife, but the other members of the gang escaped.
Four more boys have since been brought to the police by their parents.
Pol Maj Wallop Pitakkorn, in charge of the case, is still questioning the boys to get the names and whereabouts of the other members of the teen gang, which is believed to have carried out many robberies in different parts of Phuket.