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Armed robber steals over B17,000 from Phuket Town 7-Eleven

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Armed robber steals over B17,000 from Phuket Town 7-Eleven | Samui Times

An armed robber stole over B17,000 in cash from a 7-Eleven on Ranong Road, Phuket Town, at between midnight and 1am yesterday morning (October 5).

7 elevenWhen the police arrived, the cashier on duty at that time, Rawitch Wichjuthakul, told them the robber came in the store fully covered head-to-toe, wearing a red jacket, jeans, white gloves, and a motorcycle helmet to conceal his face.

The robber, pistol in hand, ordered the cashier, Rawitch Wichjuthakul, to hand over the contents of the till and safe, then sped away on a motorbike with no licence plate, police reported.

Lt Col Chow Pomna, deputy superintendent of Muang Phuket Police, said that after police examined the store’s CCTV footage, they now believe the suspect is the same robber who struck at 7-Eleven stores in Rock Garden residential estate and on the Thepkasattri Road a couple weeks ago.

Police are seeking the suspect, having examined CCTV footage from all three robbed stores.

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