Dramatic footage from the Yaowarat Wiang Haeng gold shop in Muang Haeng sub-district of Chiang Mai showed an armed robbery.
Two men had arrived on a motorcycle wearing helmets and one had gone into the shop and inquired about gold jewelry.
Suddenly he pulls a gun on the male owner of the shop who fights back.
In the melee a chair is thrown and the wife of the man appears.
A gun is aimed but does not go off.
Picture: Daily News
The robber shouted “Wanna die do you?” before he vaults the counter and helps himself to 20 one baht weight gold necklaces worth half a million baht.
The men then escaped on the motorcycle.
Wiang Haeng police are investigating, reported Daily News.