The Police have arrested a 31-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of snatch theft.
On 7 February 2024 at about 5.16pm, the Police were alerted to a case of snatch theft along Lorong 25 Geylang, where an unknown man had purportedly snatched a gold chain from a female victim.
Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from CCTVs and Police cameras, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him within three hours of the report. The stolen gold chain was recovered and seized as case exhibit.
The man will be charged in court on 9 February 2024 with the offence of snatch theft under Section 356 of the Penal Code 1871. The offence carries an imprisonment term of not less than one year and not more than seven years, and caning.
The Police will not tolerate such brazen acts of crime and will spare no effort to apprehend such offenders and deal with them in accordance with the law.
Photo of seized exhibit ▼
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
08 February 2024 @ 6:45 PM