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Tourist beaten unconscious in Pattaya. Thai man charged.

On the night of October 9 thirty-six-year old Japanese national Mr Yushi Yokohama (first described as Korean) unconscious in Petchtrakul Road, Pattaya, by a group of Thai men.

At 9.30pm, on the night of October 10, Pattaya police arrested thirty-six year old Mr Wuttikorn Klaeklad on suspicion of assault.

The suspect claims he had been chatting to his girlfriend, using the Line app, when the victim, who was drunk, grabbed his phone from him. He says he asked for it back and then told the victim to ‘go to bed.’

He said that as he walked away the victim became aggressive and punched him twice in the face, which made him angry.

He said that he pushed him away and he accidentally fell to the ground. So, he said, he ‘kicked him twice in the face and ran away.’

He has been charged with assault.

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Report by Pattaya One News Team

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