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Thief arrested in Phuket after stealing policeman’s motorbike

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Police in Phuket have arrested a thief who allegedly stole at least 3 times, including a motorbike belonging to an officer from Chalong Police.

The Phuket Express reports that the man was arrested at a rental room in Patong, where he had been staying for over a month. He was arrested by officers from Chalong Police, accompanied by Region 8 police.

The alleged serial thief has been named as 34-year-old Adisak Saelim. In addition to taking a police officer’s motorbike, he is accused of stealing from a Patong convenience store.

Following that incident, the store owner filed a police report, which was accompanied by CCTV footage clearly showing the thief’s face.

According to the Phuket Express report, the man has admitted the thefts, saying he needed money for living expenses and online gambling.

SOURCE: The Phuket Express

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