Danish man arrested in Thai bar for trying to pay a teenage boy for sex

February 1st, 2017

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73-year-old man charged with propositioning 17-year-old boy

A Dane has been arrested in the Thai resort city of Pattaya (photo: TrapperFrank)

An elderly Danish man has been arrested in the Thai city of Pattaya. The 73-year-old Dane is charged with offering a 17-year-old boy 500 bhat – about 100 kroner – to have sex, according to the Thai newspaper The Nation.

Reportedly, the boy’s parents contacted the authorities who arrested the man this morning at about 11:00 local time.

Embassy providing assistance
The Foreign Ministry’s consular service will not respond regarding specific cases, but confirmed to Ekstra Bladet that a Danish man had been arrested.

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“The Ministry of Foreign Affairs can confirm a Danish citizen has been detained in Thailand. The Danish embassy in Thailand is providing consular assistance,” it said.


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