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GAMBLING DEBTS BEHIND CRIME SPREE AND FAILED PRACHUAP BANK ROBBERY

GAMBLING DEBTS BEHIND CRIME SPREE AND FAILED PRACHUAP BANK ROBBERY
GAMBLING DEBTS BEHIND CRIME SPREE AND FAILED PRACHUAP BANK ROBBERY

Police have charged with arrested Miss Kannika Sornchan or Koi, age 22, with attempted robbery with a firearm in relation to the failed robbery of a bank in Prachuap Khiri Khan

GAMBLING DEBTS BEHIND CRIME SPREE AND FAILED PRACHUAP BANK ROBBERY

The attempted robbery involved an offender, described as ‘’looking like as tomboy’’, wearing black with a fully enclosed helmet, entering a bank, threatening staff with a gun then running off empty handed after being startled by bystanders. 

GAMBLING DEBTS BEHIND CRIME SPREE AND FAILED PRACHUAP BANK ROBBERY

The offender then highjacked a motorcycle from a 61 year old women some 100 metres from the scene.  The motorcycle was found abandoned nearby.

During police investigations information has been received about the accused allegedly being involved in a series of previous incidents related to online gambling debts.   This has included embezzlement when employed at a hotel with an amount of four hundred thousand baht used to pay for online gambling debts. 

A previous robbery has also been alleged with the theft of 28,500 baht in cash, a gun weapon and a motorcycle.  It is believed that the stolen firearm was the same one used for attempted bank robbery.

In addition, on February 20, the accused is alleged to have embezzled a significant amount of money after borrowing a phone then transferring money into an account again to pay online gambling debts.

Investigations are continuing into all the matters revealed during questioning and from information received.

GAMBLING DEBTS BEHIND CRIME SPREE AND FAILED PRACHUAP BANK ROBBERY
GAMBLING DEBTS BEHIND CRIME SPREE AND FAILED PRACHUAP BANK ROBBERY
GAMBLING DEBTS BEHIND CRIME SPREE AND FAILED PRACHUAP BANK ROBBERY
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GAMBLING DEBTS BEHIND CRIME SPREE AND FAILED PRACHUAP BANK ROBBERY

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