Man bites dog

“When a canine bites a man, that’s not information, because it occurs so typically. But if a man bites a dog, that is information.” PATHUM THANI: The above quote, typically attributed to 19th-century New York Sun editor John B Bogart, is the standard maxim given to young journalists to remind them what is newsworthy and what’s not. It can’t have taken a lot of a leap of the creativeness then for one fortunate Kom Chad Luek hack to understand he was onto a winner with the story of Coke, a seven-year-old Thai Bangkaew canine who was just lately concerned in a tooth-and-nail scrap to defend his owner’s house. The story begins with 21-year-old Ubon Rachathani-native Winet Chertchai’s try to break into a home in broad daylight on May eight. Winet was met by the enraged house proprietor who saw him making an attempt to interrupt in and instantly called for help. Being a close-knit neighborhood, a bunch of owners instantly got here to the woman’s help and Winet soon discovered himself fleeing down the soi pursued by a crowd of indignant locals. Desperate for a place to cover, Winet tried to duck right into a small grocery retailer. There Whopping was greeted by shopowner and Flight Sergeant 1st Class Prasit Rungrateuk, who was brandishing his strolling stick. Thinking better of it, Winet crossed the street and climbed the fence surrounding the home opposite, belonging to another ex-air force man, 66-year-old Pilot Officer (Plt Off) Prasit Janphasuk. Once in the yard, he was confronted by the fearlessly loyal Coke. For a few moments the two adversaries stood staring each other down; Coke baring his tooth and Winet wielding a knife. Coke then leapt ahead on the intruder. Winet launched a kick into the canine’s head, however Coke deftly dodged it and crashed into Winet, knocking him to the ground. The two became locked in a pitched battle, Coke biting Winet throughout his body and Winet desperately trying to kick Coke away. So fast and livid was the action that some members of the fast-growing crowd of onlookers later said it was difficult to separate crook from canine. After a while, the two warriors returned to growling and snarling at one another. Winet then determined to play Coke at his personal recreation, sinking his own canines into the dog’s ear and locking on. After 20 minutes the battle confirmed no sign of finishing, with both contestants still going for the killer bite. It was drawn to a untimely shut, nevertheless, when Plt Off Prasit awakened from a nap and noticed what was taking place in his again yard. The old Air Force Officer known as his canine to heel and the struggle was over. Observers concluded that Winet came out the loser. Covered in cuts and bruises, he was taken to Bhumibol Hospital for treatment. Lt Col Thanaphat Nawalak, an Investigating Officer at Khukhot Police Station, said that Winet was fairly badly harm and needed to be kept in hospital overnight. The owner of the first home that Winet tried to interrupt in to did not wish to press charges and Plt Off Prasit stated that the wounds inflicted by Coke must be punishment enough for the younger ne’er-do-well. Police disagreed nonetheless, and have charged Winet with arme

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