Chiang Mai, Police received a tip about a suspect who stole 80 gold strands alone from a gold shop in the middle of a famous department store in Fang District, Chiang Mai Province, and rushed to trace and catch him. Still believed to be fleeing on the Thai side.
CCTV captured images of the criminals during the crime. The investigation team in this case is rushing to investigate traces and escape routes. The incident occurred yesterday evening (28 Nov. 2023) inside a famous department store in Fang District, Chiang Mai Province. It took the culprit less than 2 minutes to cause the crime by a female employee of the gold shop closest to the culprit. Giving information on the escape route, the culprits carried 4 trays of gold, at least 80 strands, and ran towards a black Honda Wave motorcycle parked on the roadside. before riding and fleeing into the alley of Fang Hospital and headed towards the Fang-Pong Nam Ron road.
The gold shop employee confirmed that The criminal had a gun. But I don't know if it's a real gun or a fake. Came in while collecting large pieces of gold. The weight of each piece is 3 baht or more. Normally, the larger pieces of gold are collected first. Then collect the small pieces of gold later. It's like the criminal knows the timing of the collection. The villain didn't say anything. Just uttered a hehe sound 2 times.
Meanwhile, the investigative team, including Fang Police Station, Provincial Detective Team, and Region 5 Detective Team, held a meeting to summarize information in this case. After searching for clues for more than 24 hours, it was reported that Found a suspicious motorcycle parked on the side of the road. We are investigating and trying to chase down CCTV cameras. to find an escape route Including finding news in various groups Especially teenagers who are addicted to online gambling. Including checking employees in gold shops It was found that a male employee did not come to work on the day of the incident. And he still hasn't been found. Even though the appearance is not like the villain But it is necessary to track him down and investigate whether he is involved with the perpetrator or not. Because the investigation method found that the culprits who stole gold were familiar with the routes in and out of the store. and know when to close and open the safe gold display cabinet
Pol. Col. Kriengsak Wonguthai, superintendent of Fang Police Station, said that as for the gold that the culprits got, it is not yet clear. We have to wait for the shop to come to a conclusion. Initially, we learned that we got 80 strands, each weighing 1 baht. Now we're starting to get clues. And the culprit should be found soon.
The latest evidence has been examined. to find evidence in the store where the incident occurred which is still open for sale as usual But there is a police force closely monitoring security. After an order was issued to increase supervision of gold shops in the area from 8:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. to prevent a repeat of the incident.
Source: Thai News Agency