by Scott McKay | April 28, 2016 2:09 am
Here’s a story the local Chamber of Commerce and convention and visitors’ bureau in the Thai resort town of Hua Hin would probably rather not have make the international wire…
From the Daily Mail:
A witness who saw a British couple and their son beaten unconscious has described how he tried to help them but was attacked so violently he now needs surgery.
CCTV footage captured the extremely violent attack in the popular tourist resort of Hua Hin, where the elderly couple and their middle-aged son were celebrating Thai New Year.
The row appears to escalate from nowhere, as the woman is punched to the ground while the men are being overwhelmed by punches and kicks in the background.
A witness, calling himself ‘Usual suspect’ on the Hua Hin internet forum, said a group of Thai youths had been looking for trouble in the area during the Songkran New Year water splashing holiday.
He claims he was walking with his wife and tried to intervene, pushing a youth away who was beating the woman, but was himself attacked and he now needs dental surgery due to his injuries.
‘The girls in the bar I was in all night waved goodbye to two elderly customers and their son and my wife and I followed only seconds after them.
‘Within 20-30 meters of leaving the bar the Thais were punching the 65yr-old-lady in the face!!
‘The elderly gentleman was down on the floor and their son was beaten very badly!
‘At this point I caught up to the scene and pushed one of the youths away from the woman. I got severely punched and kicked for my troubles, but felt the need to protect this frail lady.’
There is also video of the terrible scene…
We’d say this is a Third World thing, but it isn’t. Tourists in New Orleans, New York, San Francisco, London, Paris and lots of other “good” places to vacation are the victims of thug violence all the time. It just so happens that the latest outrage is in Thailand.
And the attack in question was a particularly savage one. Hua Hin needs to clean up its problem with criminals attacking tourists and fast.
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