Australian John Peter Robertson who is a
frequent visitor to Thailand was arrested at
the airport after he stolen a Thai woman's bag.
The woman had left her bag outside the ladies toilet on the fourth floor near exit 7 while she went in. But John Peter Robertson, 54, saw an opportunity.
He was caught on CCTV taking the bag and disappeared with it into the handicapped toilets himself. Then he went to a booth to exchange money.
But the woman, from Chiang Rai and going to Dubai, had immediately reported losing her bag to security.
They checked the CCTV cameras and an arrest was made.
Police found that Robertson was a frequent visitor to Thailand over the last 12 years staying in Bangkok and Hua Hin.
He admitted taking the bag and opening it but said he had not taken anything.
Nothing was missing from inside the bag and the lady continued on her journey.
Robertson was charged with theft.
Kittipong Kittikhajorn of the airport police warned travelers to keep their bags with them at all times.
Robertson is now on his way back to Australia.
Credits: Manager Online