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Chaos outside Central World as armed man releases snakes bringing traffic to a standstill

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A truly bizarre incident caused chaos and brought traffic to a standstill outside Central World in Bangkok on Wednesday evening.

A man armed with a knife stopped his red plate black Mercedes in the middle of the road and began releasing snakes into the road in front of concerned and confused onlookers.

Chaos outside Central World as armed man releases snakes bringing traffic to a standstill | News by Samui Times

Footage from the incident shared on Twitter showed the yellow shirted man holding at least one snake above his head, while holding a large knife in his other hand.

His car is decorated with portraits of the Thai king.

People commenting on social media claimed the man also started cutting himself as he released the snakes.

Sanook reported the man was eventually apprehended and arrested shortly before 7pm on Wednesday.

Police are investigating the incident.

According to JS100 Radio the man was involved other incidents in at least one other shopping mall in Bangkok this week.

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