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French Tourists Arrested at Chiang Mai Airport for Stealing iPhone



CHIANG MAI – Two French tourists have been arrested at Chiang Mai Airport, in connection with a mobile phone theft that was caught on CCTV cameras.

French Nationals Serge and Jean-Marie Gotez, were captured on CCTV footage entering a travel agency to use the washroom shows the couple stealing an iPhone 6 that was on a couch in the office.

Using the images of the pair caught on CCTV and also the iPhone’s Find My Phone feature, authorities were able to track down the couple and arrest them just minutes before they boarded a Phuket-bound flight out of Chiang Mai.

The pair, identified in Thai media as Serge and Jean-Marie Gotez, both refused to cooperate with police and demanded to speak to French Embassy Officials.

Source: CityNews, Chiang Mai News


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