‘Kind’ robber cleans house too
A lone robber had a “friendly chat” with the house owner and her maid for two hours and cleaned her house before making off with Bt80,000 worth of valuables.
Pol Lt Sanhawat Kaewduang of Mueang Samut Prakan police station said he was alerted of the robbery at 3 am Wednesday by the victim after the robber had left her house.
Sanhawat rushed to the house in Nanthawan housing estate in Tambon Bang Mueang and found the terrified house owner, Anchalee Supalak 67, and her maid, Amporn Lomechan, 40 as well as black adhesive tapes and a knife left by the robber.
Anchalee told police that she was watching TV on a sofa bed when a large man broke in from the back of the house. He wore a black face cove and black gloves and socks. He also wore long-sleeved black t-shirt and scarlet t-shirt on top and black sport trousers.
Anchalee said the man forced her with the knife to give him valuables after she said she had none the man blindfolded her and her maid with black adhesive tape before he searched the house.
Anchalee said the man took her gold necklace, gold bracelet and a diamond ring with a combined value of Bt80,000.
After he found the valuables, the man sat down to chat with her friendlily for over two hours. He also cleaned the house. Before he left, he removed the adhesive tape.
Sanhawat said police suspect the robber might be a resident of the neighborhood who is familiar with residents of the housing estate. Police will check footage of security cameras to try to locate him, he added.