Holy Carp! Thieves stealing pet koi fish from Bangkok home caught on video

Photo: Sanook
Photo: Sanook

Police are looking for two men and one woman who were caught on tape allegedly stealing over 20 pet koi fish and one tilapia from a Bangkok home early Saturday morning.

Homeowner Rawadee Kiatkamjornpattana, 44, posted CCTV video of the incident on her Facebook page. For ten minutes and with much dedication, the three alleged thieves are seen in the footage scooping koi fish from a pond outside Rawadee’s home on Lat Phrao Soi 101.

Rawadee asked netizens if they recognized the three suspects. Her post has been shared over 2,000 times.

“Please share this post, I’d been keeping these fish for 10 years. They have sentimental value,” she wrote on Facebook.

She said the three people made off with over 20 large koi and the tilapia. In the morning, when she went to feed the fish, the only ones left behind were an albino catfish and a single koi.

“I feed them every day and I want them back,” she told The Nation.

Rawadee has already filed a police report and gave the CCTV footage to the police. She is also considering setting up a fence around the area for better security.


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