Street fight and police chase in North Pattaya with weapons between Chinese tourists ends in multiple arrests, injuries
Two injured Chinese men were taken to Pattaya Memorial hospital after an argument in the road behind Lotus in North Pattaya that involved multiple Chinese Nationals.
Witnesses around 1:30 AM reported seeing clubs and other hand held weapons. Additionally, one of the men appears to attempt to run down several other Chinese men with his white Mercedes Benz SLK 200.
This video shows several Chinese tourists captured on video in North Pattaya at 130 AM last evening in a vacant lot near Tesco Lotus in North Pattaya beating each other with baseball bats and attempting to run each other down with a car. The driver of the white Mercedes and another man involved in the brawl driving a black Toyota were caught nearby at a red light by police who responded quickly to the fight after a call from witnesses.One Chinese National, 19 year old Huang Wanyou, was badly injured at the lot and taken directly to the Pattaya Memorial Hospital for treatment.The driver of the white SLK200 was 33 year old Mr. Cao Lei. The driver of the black Toyota was 28 year old Zhang Hongxing, both of China.Neither man would cooperate at the time to discuss what the cause of the incident was. Police will be interviewing all parties and attempting to find the other men involved in the brawl this afternoon.
Posted by The Pattaya News on Wednesday, January 16, 2019
Members of the public took pictures and video at the scene that have been given to police.
One of the injured men was named as nineteen year old Huang Wanyou.
Police chased two vehicles to the North Pattaya intersection on Sukhumvit Road. One was a white SLK 200 Mercedes Benz and the other a black Toyota Alphard van. Both had Bangkok plates.
The Alphard driver Zhang Hongxing, 28, had a wound to his arm and was covered in sandy dust. The Benz driver was Cao Lei, 33. Both men were Chinese Nationals.
A search of the vehicles uncovered a knife and a rubber truncheon. A broken baseball bat was found in the vacant lot where the fight took place.
The men initially were not cooperative, however, are now working with police to identify the other individuals involved in the brawl and give further details of what led to the brawl.
We will give more details as we get them.