Man in pink raincoat robs store, comes back to return 32 cents - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Man in pink raincoat robs store, comes back to return 32 cents

Cops say the man threatened two staff members with a knife. (Source: Youtube/ClipDN Dailynews) Cops say the man threatened two staff members with a knife. (Source: Youtube/ClipDN Dailynews)

(RNN) - A man in Phuket, Thailand wearing a pink raincoat leaped over a convenience store counter and stole $71 – only to return moments later to return 32 cents.

In addition to the pink raincoat, the Bangkok Post reported that the suspect was wearing shorts, a motorcycle helmet, and a sanitary mask to cover his face.

While wearing this outfit, he threatened two staff members with a knife and grabbed 2,200 baht (about $71) from the cash register before running out of the store.

But only a few minutes later, when the two staff members were still talking about the robbery, the man came back to return a 10 baht coin, which is worth about 32 cents.

According to the Bangkok Post: "Police believed the robber might have been thinking that if he returned some of the stolen money and then was caught, the court would go lightly on him and keep him out of jail."

Police said they were able to retrieve fingerprints from the 10 baht coin.

Copyright 2013 Raycom News Network. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • United Way of Southeast MS holds annual meeting, luncheon

    United Way of Southeast MS holds annual meeting, luncheon

    Thursday, April 26 2018 5:07 PM EDT2018-04-26 21:07:56 GMT
    Several hundred people gathered for the United Way of Southeast Mississippi's annual meeting and thank you banquet Thursday at the Hattiesburg Country Club. (Photo source: WDAM)Several hundred people gathered for the United Way of Southeast Mississippi's annual meeting and thank you banquet Thursday at the Hattiesburg Country Club. (Photo source: WDAM)
    Several hundred people gathered for the United Way of Southeast Mississippi's annual meeting and thank you banquet Thursday at the Hattiesburg Country Club. (Photo source: WDAM)Several hundred people gathered for the United Way of Southeast Mississippi's annual meeting and thank you banquet Thursday at the Hattiesburg Country Club. (Photo source: WDAM)
    Several hundred people gathered for the United Way of Southeast Mississippi's annual meeting and thank you banquet Thursday at the Hattiesburg Country Club. “It’s the time when we get together to thank our donors, our volunteers, our advocates," said Tracie Fowler, president of the United Way of Southeast Mississippi. "Kind of reveal our dollars raised for the year, give out a few awards for some of our folks that have really gone above and beyond...More >>
    Several hundred people gathered for the United Way of Southeast Mississippi's annual meeting and thank you banquet Thursday at the Hattiesburg Country Club. “It’s the time when we get together to thank our donors, our volunteers, our advocates," said Tracie Fowler, president of the United Way of Southeast Mississippi. "Kind of reveal our dollars raised for the year, give out a few awards for some of our folks that have really gone above and beyond...More >>
  • Christian Food Mission to host ribbon cutting, open house

    Christian Food Mission to host ribbon cutting, open house

    Thursday, April 26 2018 4:43 PM EDT2018-04-26 20:43:37 GMT
    Christian Food Mission will host an open house Thursday to debut their new facility. (Photo Source: Christian Food Mission)Christian Food Mission will host an open house Thursday to debut their new facility. (Photo Source: Christian Food Mission)

    Christian Food Mission is set to debut their new facility and location Thursday during a ribbon cutting and open house.  Jones County Chamber of Commerce Prior to moving to 2507 Moose Drive, the building sat at 506 Chantilly Street. Since December 25, 1982, the organization has served meals to the needy in Jones County. It became a non-profit on June 16, 1987 with the help of a small group of volunteers.   According to Christian Food Mission’s we...

    More >>

    Christian Food Mission is set to debut their new facility and location Thursday during a ribbon cutting and open house.  Jones County Chamber of Commerce Prior to moving to 2507 Moose Drive, the building sat at 506 Chantilly Street. Since December 25, 1982, the organization has served meals to the needy in Jones County. It became a non-profit on June 16, 1987 with the help of a small group of volunteers.   According to Christian Food Mission’s we...

    More >>
  • CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police chase stolen Coca-Cola truck

    CAUGHT ON CAMERA: Police chase stolen Coca-Cola truck

    Thursday, April 26 2018 2:19 PM EDT2018-04-26 18:19:28 GMT
    Police chase a stolen Coca-Cola truck on Evelyn Gandy Parkway in Petal (Photo source: WDAM viewer)Police chase a stolen Coca-Cola truck on Evelyn Gandy Parkway in Petal (Photo source: WDAM viewer)

    A man was arrested Thursday morning after allegedly stealing a Coca-Cola truck and leading dozens of police on a chase from Hattiesburg into Petal.

    More >>

    A man was arrested Thursday morning after allegedly stealing a Coca-Cola truck and leading dozens of police on a chase from Hattiesburg into Petal.

    More >>
Powered by Frankly