Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

HOME // Phuket News // Phuket man tased after destroying property and cars in housing estate

Phuket man tased after destroying property and cars in housing estate

A drunk Phuket man has made a nuisance of himself yesterday wandering around his neighbourhood in Wichit whacking cars with a sharp iron bar. The incident, apparently not the first, happened yesterday afternoon.

Frightened residents from the housing estate contacted the Wichit Police alerting them to the damaged cars and property. Police eventually arrived on the scene and were confronted by the 36 year old, still carrying the iron bar.

The man, clearly intoxicated, refused to drop the bar, so police tased him. He was taken to hospital for testing but was either unable or unwilling to answer questions about his motives or actions.

According to The Phuket Express, police are awaiting the results of the drug tests and told Thai media that the man will be referred to a psychiatrist for further assessment.

Housing estate residents told police that “Nan” was always “angry and erratic”, and that he had been arrested for similar actions before, adding that he lived in the estate alone, and even his own relatives were scared of him. No one had much knowledge of the man, his work or how he survived in his house.

SOURCE: The Phuket Express

Advertisement Phuket Go Advertisement sidebar_1

TRENDING

5 Star Marine Phuket

You May Also Like

Phuket News

Saturday, July 20, 2024 – Phuket weather, sunset times, air quality and tides (7am) Excellent weekend ahead with stable, if overcast, weather. Milder temperatures with...

Phuket News

Tuesday, February 27, 2024 – Phuket weather forecast Increasing cloud today with a corresponding increase in winds from east. The slightly overcast conditions should...

National News

UPDATE: There has been another NOTAM (Notice to Air Missions) issued in the past 24 hours which changes Item 5, which MAY provide an...

Phuket Life

No. The December 26, 2004, event, known as the Asian Tsunami, Indian Ocean Tsunami or the Boxing Day Tsunami, was an extremely rare event...