According to reports, the man behind the Standard Chartered robbery is 26 year old David James Roach, a Canadian. The first time visitor to Singapore had robbed the Holland Village branch of S$30,000 on 7 July. He left Singapore for Bangkok on the same day.
The suspect was arrested on Sunday (10 Jul) at a backpackers hostel in Bangkok’s Pratunam district. According to a source from Interpol Bangkok, Roach has been to Thailand many times.
More details will be revealed in a press conference that is slated to be held on Wednesday in Thailand.