Foreign Ministry has cautioned Thai citizens to consider postponing or cancelling travelling to France particularly this period because of the threat of crime. [...]
In the past month, at least four robberies occurred to embassy cars [...]. A thief broke the window of an embassy car in which the Thai commercial attache was traveling when it had stopped at the intersection of a busy road. The diplomat was slightly injured when he resisted the thief [...] Last month, a thief broke an embassy vehicle’s window while it was stopping at a crowded road. A group of visiting high-ranking Thai officials were on the vehicle. [...]
The ministry has earlier suggested that Thais avoid traveling alone, stay clear of isolated places and pay particular attention to passing motorbikes – the vehicle of choice for French thieves.