Cops cost Canadian who claimed he was mugged in Patong

UPDATE
Cops have charged the Canadian tourist who last month claimed he was violently mugged in Patong. Patong Police say the tourist, 28 12 months outdated William Lamarche-Saint-Louis, was not robbed as he mentioned he was, and he began the struggle.
Police mentioned that after a full investigation, it was found that the incident began when Saint-Louis sat on a beach mattress with out paying. The vendor asked him to either pay for the mattress or order a drink earlier than sitting down. Saint-Louis then began an argument and a bodily battle with four Thai males, police said.
Saint-Louis and the Thai men involved in the battle now face expenses for fighting in public and inflicting bodily hurt. Unheard of said the Thai males were additionally being charged for combating and never instantly reporting the incident, no matter who started it, The Phuket Express reported.
Saint-Louis’ behaviour has been reported to the Phuket Immigration Office, and he has been fined 4,000 baht.
William has not publicly commented on the Thai police’s statement that his preliminary testament was incorrect, and no additional statements to the press have been launched.
PREVIOUS UPDATE
Conflicting stories are rising on the Canadian man who was allegedly mugged in Patong on Friday night time.
Earlier, Phuket Tourist Police said that the man, 28 year previous William Lamarche Saint Louis, informed them that five men violently mugged him near Patong Beach. Saint Louis stated he had been ingesting at a bar before going for a walk at evening. He mentioned 5 males approached him and threatened him for his 50,000 baht watch. Saint Louis mentioned the attackers demanded his bag which contained 5,000 baht in cash and broke his nostril when he refused at hand the bag over.
But the bar’s owner has now come forward with a different model of events. The proprietor, Tuenjai, and three of her workers members met with the police to inform their aspect of the story.
Tuenjai advised Patong Police that Saint Louis had refused to pay his bill after consuming and drinking at her restaurant. She said Saint Louis was heavily intoxicated and shoved her employees. Tuenjai mentioned that Saint Louis challenged staffers to battle him, The Phuket Express reported.
Tuenjai went on to say that different staffers tried to stop the fight. She claimed that every one 5 of the workers involved within the battle had been teenagers, and not grown males. She said that none had taken Saint Louis’s watch or money..

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