The Police have arrested one man, aged 21, and two teenagers, aged 15 and 16, for their suspected involvement in a case of theft of motor vehicle.On 19 October 2022, the Police received a report that a motor vehicle was stolen from the multi-storey carpark of Block 181 Marsiling Road.
Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from Police cameras, officers from Woodlands Police Division established the identity of the 21-year-old man and two teenagers involved, and arrested them by 20 October 2022. The motor vehicle was also recovered. Police investigations are ongoing.
The three persons are being investigated for the offence of theft of motor vehicle under Section 379A of the Penal Code 1871. The offence carries an imprisonment term of up to seven years and a fine.
The Police would like to advise all motor vehicle owners to adopt the following crime prevention measures:
a) Park in well-lit areas;
b) Install an anti-theft alarm system for your motor vehicle and ensure it is well-maintained;
c) Remove cash cards and other valuables, such as laptops and mobile phones before leaving the vehicle;
d) Lock all vehicle doors and wind up all windows when leaving the vehicle, even if it is for a short while and;
e) Remove the ignition key and lock the vehicle whenever it is left unattended.
PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
22 October 2022 @ 10:40 PM