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New Zealand father and son arrested at Phuket Airport over Patong restaurant bill

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A New Zealand father and his son were taken into custody on arrival at Phuket International Airport last night (Sept 14) and presented with a warrant for their arrest for failing to pay a bill at a Patong restaurant two years ago.

father and son arrested in PhuketBrian Russell Finn, 54, and his son Luke, 24, were detained by immigration officers at about 10:30pm, and handed over to the Kathu Police, who were waiting for them.

“They were wanted on a warrant of arrest issued on November 27, 2013. The warrant syas they were wanted for cheating on a food-and beverage-bill,” said Kathu Police investigator Suthichai Tienpo.

The warrant detailed that the alleged cheating on the bill occurred at The Blue Marine Resort and Spa, Phrabaramee Road, in Patong, at 3pm on September 5, 2013, he added.

“Both of them accepted that they were same persons wanted on the arrest warrant, but , they denied the complaint,” Lt Col Suthichai said.

Mr Finn and son were both taken to Kathu Police Station for questioning

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