A Thai couple who specialised in the armed holdup of post offices and convenience stories to fund a drug habit has been arrested, and confess to about 20 robberies in 10 provinces. | Bangkok Post: news

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Serial post office robbers caught

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A married couple has confessed to robbing about 20 post offices in at least 10 provinces after being arrested in Ayutthaya province, Provincial Police Region 7 commander Harnpol Nitwiboon said on Friday. 

Pol Maj Gen Harnpol held a press briefing to announce the arrest of Wichai Sawangyart, 29, and his wife, Somkid Chuenrutai, 20.

The couple were apprehended on Wednesday along with stolen cash and othr loot, and two pistiols, one .38 and one .22 calibre, at a village in Ayutthaya's Bang Sai district.

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