A caring robber punched a shop assistant in the mouth – then stopped to check we was alright and treat his wound.
Anucha Pasaen, 22, walked behind the counter of the 7-Eleven store and thumped Annop Samuksaman, 35, during the night shift last Thursday (05/12).
CCTV shows how the attacker then consoled the terrified worker by putting an arm round his shoulder and using a tissue to stop the flow of blood from his lip.
Anucha even called over several other staff to help the injured man. He then politely asked for 3,700 THB in cash (92 GBP) from the till, before apologising and making a preying motion to the shop worker.
Police arrived at the scene in Roi-Et, northern Thailand where they were bemused by the gentle thief. He was later arrested in neighbouring province Nakhon Ratchasima and identified as the suspect in CCTV.
Police Lieutenant Colonel Prasit Thepteelek said: “The kind thief was arrested at a checkpoint while he was running away from Roi-Et. Officers there picked him up for drugs and were alerted to the arrest warrant for the robbery.
“We have already coordinated with the police in Roi-Et and the thief will be sent back so he can be charged over the theft from the supermarket.”