Clever thief pockets five-baht gold chain

A MAN wearing a red T-shirt with blue piping walked away with a five-baht gold chain from a gold shop in Pathum Thani after fooling the attendant by leaving a similar fake one at the counter, Thai News Agency said today (May 8).

Gold shop at Tesco LotusThe attendant at a gold shop in Tesco Lotus Navanakhon branch in Klong Luang, Pathum Thani, said the thief acted as if he wanted to buy the five-baht weight gold chain but then walked out of the shop leaving behind a similar looking gold chain.  However  an inspection later revealed it was a fake that he left behind.

Klong Luang police were alerted and are still trying to catch the thief.


Top: A CCTV image of the man who stole a gold chain today. Photo: Thai News Agency

Inset: The gold shop which this clever thief hit today. Photo: Thai News Agency



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