Patong police officer reportedly refused to assist Canadian tourist violently mugged

A Patong police officer reportedly refused to assist a Canadian tourist who was violently mugged.
The victim, 28 12 months previous William Lamarche Saint Louis, mentioned five men violently mugged him near Patong Beach on Friday. Saint Louis informed Patong Police he had been drinking at a bar earlier than going for a stroll at night time. He said 5 men approached him and threatened him for his 50,000 baht watch.
Fearing for his safety, Saint Louis handed over the watch, but the suspects then demanded his bag which contained 5,000 baht in money. When Saint Louis refused handy over his bag, the group attacked him earlier than fleeing the scene. The attackers broke William’s nose.
Saint Louis walked to search out police when he saw a police officer on patrol. When he told the officer concerning the incident, the officer requested if he had any extra money. The officer refused to take him to the police station because he didn’t have any cash left, The Phuket Express reported. William then walked back to Patong Beach the place someone directed him to report the incident on to the Phuket Tourist Police.
Saint Louis went to a close-by clinic to deal with his injuries, however, the clinic informed him that he wanted to see a specialist for his damaged nose. Tourist police said Saint Louis made an appointment to see a health care provider on Sunday, The Phuket News reported.
Meanwhile, the mother of the suspects claims that a struggle broke out between Saint Louis and the attackers as a end result of Saint Louis and the attackers because he refused to pay for his food and drinks on the venue, based on Thai news outlet One 31. Deadline claims that the suspects did not rob Saint Louis.
The Phuket Tourist Police are actually investigating the alleged attack and robbery..

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