Panicked car thief caught red-handed

A 25-year-old car thief was caught by Nonthaburi provincial police who mistook him for a car owner in distress today (April 26), according to

The thief stole the car from a restaurant car park on Tuesday night and drove it into a narrow street near his home. As he tried to change the car’s registration plate in the morning, a police patrol car passed by and asked if he needed help.

As the police got out of the car, the panicked thief ran off, with the policemen giving chase. Police also found 70,000 baht in cash inside the car.


Top: A warning sign on Banbury Street, West Midlands, UK, warning the public that car thieves are active in this area. Photo: Elliott Brown (CC-BY-2.0)

By Songpol Kaopatumtip


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