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Youths face years in jail for brazen robbery attempt of school brooch in Bangkok


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Police have advised the press that youths involved in a filmed robbery attempt of a group of M5 secondary schoolboys could have them jailed for years.

 

The clip was on Red Skull and showed a group of youths in masks and one in a motorcycle helmet approach several Bodindecha (Sing Sing Seni) pupils on their way home. 

 

The youths were armed with a knife and have since been captured and charged. They were attempting to steal one of the boy's commemorative brooches, an item worn by many schoolchildren especially at top schools like this one in Wang Thong Lang, reported Thai Rath

 

Police said that it amounted to armed robbery that could see jail terms of between 10 and 15 years. 

 

The youths involved in the attempted robbery and assault have told police that it was a spur of the moment thing and they were collecting the insignia from various educational institutes. 

 

The video can be seen using this link

 

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21 hours ago, webfact said:

The youths involved in the attempted robbery and assault have told police that it was a spur of the moment thing and they were collecting the insignia from various educational institutes. 

Nice try.. bye bye.

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54 minutes ago, hotchilli said:

Robbery at knife-point.... cut them some slack?

Sorry I'm not with you on this one.

But up to 15 years ....

regards Worgeordie

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The kid gets punched right in the face, I guess a knife involved, and he keeps walking forward while his friend plod along up the sidewalk.

 

a boss move right there.

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19 hours ago, worgeordie said:

that could see jail terms of between 10 and 15 years. 

Why stop there? these are harden criminals nothing short of life sentences with a hard labour will do.. NOT...

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