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Udon Thani police hunt polite convenience store robber


Udon Thani police are searching for a polite robber who gave a wai before and after he robbed two convenience stores in Muang district.

Udon Thani police hunt polite convenience store robber

Police said the latest robbery took place at the Lotus Express Ban Thon branch on Udon-Kudjub Road in Tambon Ban Luam.
Two cashiers told police that the robber, who concealed his face in a full-face motorcycle helmet, walked up to the counter and raised his hands to give a wai, then said he wanted to borrow Bt1,000.
The staff said the man had a knife in his right hand and he also lifted up his shirt to show a pistol in his waistband.
After staff opened the cashier's machine and handed out Bt1,000 he raised his hands and gave another wai as a gesture of thanks and sped off on a motorcycle driven by another man.
Police suspect that the same thief robbed another Lotus Express about one kilometre away on December 13. The robber also asked politely for Bt1,000.

Published : December 20, 2018

By : The Nation