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Woman Swiftly Arrested For Housebreaking And Theft Within Five Hours

The Police have arrested a 51-year-old woman for her suspected involvement in a case of housebreaking and theft.

25 July 2021 at 7.10pm, the Police were alerted to a case of housebreaking at a residential unit located along Redhill Close. A bag containing cash amounting to S$18,000/- were  purportedly stolen from the unit. 

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from  Police cameras, officers from Clementi Police Division established the identity of the woman and arrested her on the same day at about 11.45pm.

The woman will be charged in court on 27 July 2021 with housebreaking and theft under Section 451 of the Penal Code. The offence carries an imprisonment term of up to 10 years and a fine.

The Police would like to advise members of the public to adopt the following crime prevention measures:

  • Secure all doors, windows and other openings with good quality grilles and closed-shackle padlocks when leaving your premises unattended, even for a short while; and
  • Refrain from keeping large sums of cash and valuables in your premises.


PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
26 July 2021 @ 8:00 PM
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