Gold thief runs out of gas
- Published: 16 Sep 2013 at 09.53
- Online news:
PHUKET - A robber who broke into a gold shop in Kathu district on Sunday left empty-handed after the welding equipment he used to try and burn a hole through the safe ran out of gas.
Shop owner Nuchapa Ketdarat, 49, found her shop had been broken into, although the safe was intact. The robber left behind a welding machine and two empty gas cylinders.
Police said the thief used the torch to cut through the wrought iron protecting the safe.
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