Chachoengsao’s Bang Pakong police have nabbed a man who allegedly held up a 108 convenience store worker at gunpoint before fleeing with Bt11,000 (S$490) on a motorcycle.
Police were alerted to the robbery at the store in front of Wellgrow Industrial Estate in Bangsamak subdistrict at 12.30am yesterday (June 1).
The shop worker reported that the thief forced him to hand over the cash of Bt11,000 at gunpoint before fleeing on a green Yamaha Fresh motorcycle with licence plate NSK 526 Surin.
Approximately three hours after the incident, the police found a man at a market near Bangsamak Temple resembling the suspect from the store’s CCTV footage and promptly made an arrest.
The man was identified as Phichai Sukkasem, 42, a local of Surin province. The motorcycle used in the alleged robbery was also seized.