One gold shop robber seriously injured, one arrested, two flee, after shop owner takes the law into his own hands in Tak

Tak –

  One gold shop robber has sustained serious injuries, one was arrested, and two others fled after an owner opened fire at them with a shotgun.

CCTV footage of a gold shop near a school in the Mueang Tak district shows four suspects stopped in front of the gold shop. One of them broke the shop’s glass door before the others entered the shop.

While one robber was cutting the gold shop’s barriers to try to gain access to the cashier’s office, the owner of the shop opened fire at them with a shotgun, causing all of them to flee in terror, one even slipping on the glass on his way out.

One of them has sustained serious injuries while another has been arrested. Two of them successfully fled from the scene. Police said most of the suspects are teenagers and they are hunting for the two suspects who fled as of press time.

You can view the footage of the incident HERE but be warned the video may disturb sensitive viewers. Viewer discretion is advised.

The original version of this article appeared on our sister website, The Pattaya News, owned by our parent company TPN media.

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Goong Nang is a News Translator who has worked professionally for multiple news organizations in Thailand for many years and has worked with The Pattaya News for more than three years. Specializes primarily in local news for Phuket, Pattaya, and also national news, with emphasis on translation between Thai to English and working as an intermediary between reporters and English-speaking writers. Originally from Nakhon Si Thammarat, but lives in Phuket and Krabi except when commuting between the three.