Pattaya ladyboy caught robbing tourist

Pattaya Ladyboy Caught Robbing Tourist

Indian tourist Srikanth Jayprakash, 31, points at the necklace transvestite Jakree Sawatnathee, 25, allegedly stole from him at the Pattaya police station late Tuesday night. (Photo by Chaiyot Phuttanapong)

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Police arrested a 25-year-old transvestite from Udon Thani province for allegedly stealing a gold necklace from an Indian tourist in Pattaya late Tuesday. Police watching ladyboys on Beach Road said they spotted a group of three transvestites approach tourist Srikanth Jayprakash, 31, around 11pm, hugging him as a distraction. Officers said they saw Jakree Sawatnathee, 25, take the Indian’s necklace without him noticing.

Officers pounced and nabbed Jakree with the 13,000-baht chain. The suspect had been arrested several times for stealing from tourists. Get full Bangkok Post printed newspaper experience on your digital devices with Bangkok Post e-newspaper1.

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