Two men arrested for B6m gold robbery

Two men arrested for B6m gold robbery

Police take Taweewong Homniam, 37, into Nonthaburi police station in Muang district of Nonthaburi on Friday. He and Kansorn Wasuhiran, 39, were arrested for the armed holdup of a gold store on Thursday. (Photo supplied)
Police take Taweewong Homniam, 37, into Nonthaburi police station in Muang district of Nonthaburi on Friday. He and Kansorn Wasuhiran, 39, were arrested for the armed holdup of a gold store on Thursday. (Photo supplied)

Two men have been arrested for the 6-million-baht armed holdup of a gold shop at a Big C mall in Nonthaburi province on Thursday.

Police said Taweewong Homniam, 37, and Kansorn Wasuhiran, 39, were taken into custody at a construction camp in Phra Pradaeng district, Samut Prakan, on Friday afternoon.

Gold jewellery was found in their possession, as well as the motorcycle the robbers used to  flee the crime scene.

The Yaowarat Krungthep gold shop on the first floor of the Big C store on Rattanathibet Road in Muang district, Nonthaburi, was held up about noon on Thursday.

Two men in black wearing full face crash helmets threatened staff with a gun and made off with 251 baht-weight of gold jewellery worth about 6.37 million baht, and about 80,000 baht in cash.

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