Australian tourist, 43, is stabbed dozens of times in the Thai bar while trying to defend a local man's wife after a fight over a t-shirt has gotten out of hand
- A 43-year-old Australian who was on holiday in Thailand has been stabbed repeatedly
- Wayne Marks, from New South Wales, drank with friends in Phang Nga
- The native Thai man approached women in the bar and asked the lady to take her top off
- Mr. Marks intervened and the Thai man turned against him and allegedly stabbed him
A 43-year-old Australian who was on holiday in Thailand was stabbed 12 times after trying to protect a woman from a crazy local.
Wayne Marks, from New South Wales, drank early on Thursday mornings with friends at Monster & # 39; s Bar in Khao Lak, southern Thailand.
The night out became violent when 30-year-old Thai man Chanin Innarong stopped at the bar on his motorcycle.
The tattoo artist approached a woman at the bar, who was sitting with Mr Marks, and demanded that she step onto her top and give it to her.
A 43-year-old Australian tourist on vacation in Thailand has been stabbed repeatedly after trying to protect a woman from a disturbed local
Police claim 30-year-old Thai native Chanin Innarong (photo) stabbed Wayne Marks in Thailand
Mr. Marks would have been stabbed with a six inch long flick knife that was used for hunting (photo)
According to Chanin the shirt would be his girlfriend's and the woman Kamonthip Nambut had not paid for it.
She refused to leave the summit, but said she would give him later.
A scuffle followed while Chanin reportedly tried to force her to remove it, and Mr. Marks stepped in and tried to defend the woman.
According to police, Chanin called in the Australian tourist and started stabbing him repeatedly with a six-centimeter long knife that he was wearing.
Maj. Charan Srisarak of Khao Lak police station said Marks was stabbed 12 times, The Phuket News reported.
& # 39; Chanin demanded that the woman take off her T-shirt and give it to him because it was his girlfriend's T-shirt and she had not paid for it, & # 39; said Maj Charan.
The police arrived on the spot and found a bloody Mr Marks lying on the cement
Marks, from New South Wales, drank early Thursday morning with friends at Monster's Bar in Khao Lak, southern Thailand
& # 39; While Chanin was subjugated, he pulled out a knife and stabbed Marks 12 times … before fleeing the motorcycle. & # 39;
The police arrived around 1 am and found a bloody Mr Marks lying on the cement.
Marks suffered stab wounds on his waist, shoulder and back and was rushed to Takua Pa hospital in a critical condition.
He was stabilized by the medical team and spoke to the nurses on Friday morning.
The police arrested the alleged guy in a nightclub and he was allegedly charged with attempted murder.
Mr. Marks suffered stab wounds on his waist, shoulder and back and was rushed to the hospital in a critical condition
He has since been stabilized by the medical team and spoke to the nurses on Friday morning
The police arrested the alleged guy in a nightclub. Pictured: Knifeman Chanin Innarong reportedly