Police still could not identify the kidnapped victim, nor his fate after the incident was alerted by the guard at 5 am today.
According to Pattaya police, the incident occurred at Jomtien Park Villas housing estate located on Soi 17 in Bang Lamung district.
Two guards said they heard cries for help while they were on duty guarding the estate.
As one guard went to check it out, he saw five foreigners wearing dark masks were beating another male foreigner in the housing estate.
He then ran back to his colleague to alert the police.
As they returned to the place, they saw the victim lied faintly on the ground and being dragged into a pickup truck.
Upon seeing the guards, one of the five men pointed a gun at them and warned them to keep off. They then drove off with the victim pulled inside.
Police said it was not immediately unknown the identity of the kidnappers and the victim.
Police said they found traces of blood on the ground, a gun magazine, a steel baton, three 9 mm cartridges, a black cap, a Casio wristwatch, and adhesive tape at the scene.
They were looking into CCTV cameras at the housing estate and adjacent to hunt the kidnappers. – Thai PBS