Drunk Saudi vacationer steals jet ski on Patong Beach

A drunk foreign tourist caused a commotion on Patong Beach in Phuket yesterday after he was caught attempting to steal a jet ski. The tourist, who was described as anxious and intoxicated, additionally attacked a jet-ski caretaker and tried to escape.
More was reported to the Patong Police at noon yesterday, and once they arrived on the scene, they found the drunk vacationer had already been apprehended by beach lifeguards. The seashore lifeguards reported that the Saudi tourist was trying to steal a jet ski when they caught him.
According to the seashore lifeguards, the vacationer, recognized solely as Abdullah, assaulted the jet ski caretaker earlier than taking off. Initial reviews mentioned he swam out to sea, however it seems he truly escaped on a stolen jet ski and managed to experience far out to sea before beach lifeguards and the jet ski caretaker caught up with him.
He had jumped off the jet ski he had taken and was treading water a few kilometre from the seaside. Jet ski operators went out on three jet skis to recuperate Abdullah and the stolen jet ski.
Abdullah refused help and tried to remain out at sea treading water. After about half an hour rescuers returned to convey him again to shore on a jet ski.
During the journey again to the seashore, the rescuers had to tie Abdullah’s hands so as to avoid any extra hurt to himself or others.
Upon reaching the shore, he was taken to Patong Hospital as a outcome of exhaustion, although he remained conscious throughout the journey. Local officers at the scene reported that Abdullah was speaking incomprehensibly and gave the impression to be in a state of hysteria..

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