SWIFT ARREST OF MAN FOR THEFT WITHIN FIVE HOURS
The Police have arrested a 29-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of theft.
On 14 December 2022 at about 10.40am, the Police were alerted to a case of theft from a makeshift storeroom along Lorong 1 Toa Payoh. A trolley and copper wires amounting to about $500 were purportedly stolen.
Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from Police cameras, officers from Tanglin Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him within five hours of the report.
The man will be charged in court on 15 December 2022 with theft under Section 379 of the Penal Code 1871. The offence of theft carries an imprisonment term of up to three years, a fine, or both.
PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
14 December 2022 @ 9:40 PM