At the scene, Police formally arrested the boy and girl who revealed that they were in a relationship and had met each other at a Young Offenders Institute where they had just been released from.

The pair had a plan to hide close to a remote street and decided to locate themselves inside Soi 15 off the Thappraya Road. A motorbike drove up the street and was ambushed by the pair.

The boy was armed with a knife and stabbed the driver, later named as Khun Amnat aged 46, twice in the chest, once in the neck and once in is left side after the victim failed to comply with a request from the boy to hand over his valuables, which took place at knife-point.

Pattaya Daily News