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05 March 2017

Man Arrested for Theft of Bicycle

The Police have arrested a 72-year-old man who is believed to be involved in a series of bicycle thefts.

 

In February 2017, the Police received several reports of bicycle thefts at Siglap Park Connector. Upon receipt of the reports, officers from Bedok Division conducted extensive ground enquiries and investigation. On 4 March 2017, the suspect was arrested at Siglap Park Connector beside Kembangan Plaza. 

 

The subject will be charged in Court on 6 March 2017 with the offence of Theft under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, which carries an imprisonment term of up to 3 years, or with fine, or with both.

 

The Police would also like to remind the public to adopt the following crime prevention measures to safeguard their bicycles from theft:

 

  • Lock your bicycle when left unattended, even if it is only for a short while. All removable bicycle components should also be secured;

  • Use durable locks. You can consider using a U-lock that provides better security, complemented with a cable lock, or use a bicycle lock with an alarm feature.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
05 March 2017 @ 4:55PM

Last Updated on 17 August 2018