Video: Shots fired in dramatic police chase through downtown Pattaya last night
A video posted to the Pattaya Update News site showed part of a dramatic police chase and arrest in downtown Pattaya last night.
A Honda Civic had raced away from a police checkpoint outside Makro in South Pattaya.
Many police from the Pattaya station joined in the chase that proceeded down Sukhumvit Soi 48 and ended at a Mor Lam (Thai country singing) event taking place in the Sai 3 area.
Shots were fired throughout the chase and the car had punctured tires in the front and rear. The media said the car was riddled with bullets.
Inside the car was 35 year old driver Isara Phrajan and passenger Nipaporn Buakaew, 34.
A quantity of ketamine was found in the car. A discarded package believed to have been thrown from the vehicle was found on the route of the chase.
It was not reported what was in the package.
The suspects were taken in for questioning after the incident around 11.30 pm last night.
Source: Pattaya Update News
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