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The man who police claim robbed a Government Savings Bank exchange booth in the Soi 24 area of Sukhumvit Road, Bangkok on Wednesday has been named as a 57 year old Australian.
He denies all charges.
He was arrested the next day at the Le Siam Hotel in the Bang Rak area of the capital.
In the theft a man produced a knife and made off with 61,000 baht’s worth of dollars, yen and yuan.
He escaped on a motorcycle taxi.
Police said they have plenty of evidence including witness statements from bank staff and a motorcycle taxi rider and a signature on a receipt.