Russian attacked by Pattaya go-go bar guards

A Russian tourist was accompanied by Pattaya City officials to the Pattaya police station to file a complaint after he was attacked by guards at a go-go bar on the walking street early Sunday. (Photo: Chaiyot Pupattanapong)
A Russian tourist was accompanied by Pattaya City officials to the Pattaya police station to file a complaint after he was attacked by guards at a go-go bar on the walking street early Sunday. (Photo: Chaiyot Pupattanapong)

A Russian tourist was injured in an attack by a group of guards at a go-go bar on Pattaya's Walking Street early Sunday, police said.

The incident happened in front of a go-go bar on Pattaya's Walking Street and was reported to police at about 3.30am.

Police found a Russian man with a bruised and bleeding face.

Witnesses said the man had some drinks at the bar and walked away without paying the bill. Two or three guards walked after him. They had an argument and the Russian was attacked by the guards in front of onlookers. The guards fled after the attack.

The Russian tourist was brought to the police station where he filed a complaint. Police were checking footage from security cameras to find the guards.

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Vocabulary

  • attack (verb): to use violence to try to hurt or kill somebody - โจมตี
  • bleeding: losing blood, especially from a wound or an injury - เลือดออก
  • bruised: injured; damaged - บวมช้ำ, ถูกทำร้าย
  • complaint: when someone says that something is wrong or not satisfactory - การร้องเรียน
  • flee (past form: fled) (verb): to leave a place or person quickly because you are afraid of possible danger or consequences - หนี
  • footage: film of a particular subject or event - ฟิลม์หรือคลิปภาพยนตร์
  • guard: a person who protects a place or people - ยาม, ผู้ดูแล, ยามรักษาการณ์
  • incident: something that happens, usually something bad - เหตุการณ์
  • onlookers: people who watch something that is happening in a public place but are not involved in it - ผู้ดูเหตุการณ์
  • witness: a person who sees something happen - ผู้ที่เห็นเหตุการณ์
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