A man stole two diamond rings as a sign of true love for his girlfriend at a shopping mall in Thailand
When the salesperson handed him the rings, he pretended to observe them on his fingers before making a run for the exit
According to Thai Residents, Wang Nam Kiew district police officer Nirand Tawanpuwanat was patrolling nearby the jewellery shop during the incident.
When he heard screams that a theft just took place, Sittikorn ran past the officer during which he began to chase after the suspect.
As the suspect was running, he bumped into the shopping mall's glass door, causing it to shatter
The incident left the suspect stunned, following which he was grabbed by taxi drivers who at the shopping mall's entrance.
Nirand arrested him and seized the two diamond rings worth THB84,000 (RM11,444).
The suspect revealed to the police that he stole the rings for his girlfriend
He told the police that his decision to steal the rings was spontaneous.
According to The Thaiger, the suspect had travelled to Nakhon Ratchasima to find work and to live with his girlfriend.
He wanted to surprise his girlfriend with a diamond ring but realised that he couldn't afford it as he did not have money.