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Sunday, March 7, 2021

Man Assaults Woman in Broad Daylight at Market in Kalasin

The man is suspected to have been knocking on the victim’s window at home as well.

On February 19th, 2021, police in Kalasin received a report that a man had assaulted a woman in broad daylight at a local market. He grabbed a hold of the woman and tossed her around before one of the other vendors stepped in and separated the two. The perpetrator is Mr. Apichat Harachai, 34 years old.

When officers arrived at the scene, Mr. Harachai sat in front of the market and cried, denying that he had anything to do with the incident. The victim, Ms. A (alias), 37 years old, was in shock. She said that before the incident, she was working with her sister like normal. She noticed Mr. Harichai had a strange expression on his face and acted suspicious.

Before she knew it, Mr. Harachai grabbed onto her arm. Ms. A’s sister and another vendor stopped the attack. The incident was captured on CCTV surveillance.

Ms. A said that she didn’t know the attacker. She noticed him in the market for the past week or so coming to the market to do his shopping. She noticed that he acted strange the night before as well.

She reported that somebody had been peeping into her windows at home and she bought metal bars to protect from intruders. She did not expect to be attacked at the market. She suspects the person who knocked on her window was the same man who attacked her.

Video of the attack:

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My take: Pretty bold to attack the vendor in broad daylight. I’d suspect that drugs or mental illness is at play here.

Source: https://www.dailynews.co.th/crime/826490

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