Saturday, April 13, 2013

Brazen Gold Robbery caught on tape

A veteran soldier who tried to stop a robbery at a gold shop in Phuket on Sunday evening was shot dead by the thief, who fled with jewellery valued at 2.32 million baht (Around $ 60,000), reports said.

Apichet Choo-kliang, 32, was browsing the showcases at CP Gold Master & Jewellery store with his fiance, discussing the bridal payment for their wedding, when the robber entered the shop.

Images from security cameras show the thief arrived on a motorbike and entered the store around 6pm. He was dressed in black, wore a face mask and a motorcycle helmet and carried a black backpack.