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Uthai Thani gold shop robbed of Bt3.7 million worth of gold necklaces


Two robbers attacked the owner of a gold shop in Uthai Thani with a crowbar and made off with 188 gold necklaces worth Bt3.7 million on Monday.

A man and a woman wearing crash helmets entered the Mae Tungkuay gold shop in Nong Chang district at dusk and hit the owner on the head with a crowbar, Pol Col Paisit Kaewcharas, commander of the Nong Chang police station, said.

Uthai Thani gold shop robbed of Bt3.7 million worth of gold necklaces
The two grabbed 188 gold necklaces, in 75.8 gram and 30.3 gram weights, from shelves and fled in a white Toyota Vios, Paisit said.
He said footage from security cameras showed that the car went past Nong Chang Cooperative and made a right turn to Highway 333 to the Ban Rai district.
Paisait said security cameras footage showed the two robbers pretended to inquire about gold necklaces.
Local residents said that a stranger had tried to buy a crowbar from several shops during the weekend but the shops were closed, he said.

Published : March 13, 2018

By : The Nation