Pattaya, the 25th of February 2010 [PDN] At 1.00 am Police Lieutenant Colonel Rerngrit Ragchat (Pattaya Police Investigator) received a report that a male foreigner had been assaulted and robbed whilst in his room near the Fairtex Hotel, North Pattaya. Subsequently the Police along with officers from the Sawang Boriboon Foundation arrived at the scene to investigate.
The Officers found an Iranian National, Mr. Assmel Nbipor  with a broken nose and covered in blood and Mr. Ngih Aminzadeh  a friend of the injured man. The Officers administered first aid before sending Mr. Nbipor to the Pattaya Memorial Hospital for treatment.
Mr. Nbipor told the Officers, that prior to the incident, he was sitting alone in the area of the open air market in North Pattaya when a lady boy came to talk to him offering him sex. Mr. Nbipor agreed, believing him to be a female and went by motorbike to his room. After taking off his pants, he noticed another ka-toey in his bed. He shouted for help and called his friend Mr. Aminzadeh from his mobile.
During this time, he was assaulted by the two lady boys with the participation of a Thai man, robbing him of 3,800 baht, 700 dollars (23,000 baht) who escaped on a pink motorbike in the direction of Sukhumvit Road.
The Officer had gone after the offenders in a bid to arrest them, but without success. It is believed the incident had been well planned by the gang, but the Police will continue with the search and apprehension of the gang in order to bring them to justice.