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13 November 2017

Two Youths Arrested For Housebreaking By Night

The Police have arrested two youths aged 13 and 14, who are believed to be involved in a case of Housebreaking by Night.

 

On 13 November 2017 at about 12.21 am, the Police received a call that someone had climbed through the window into one of the unit along Yishun Ring Road.

 

Officers from Ang Mo Kio Police Division responded and arrested the two youths. They are also believed to be involved in other cases of theft.

 

The two youths will be charged in Court on 14 November 2017 with the offence of Housebreaking by Night with common intention under Section 456 read with Section 34 of the Penal Code, which is punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to 3 years and shall also be liable to fine.

 

The Police would like to advise all property owners to adopt the following crime prevention measures:

  • Ensure that all doors, windows and other openings are properly secured with good quality grills and close-shackled padlocks;

  • Keep large sums of cash in banks and expensive jewellery in a safe deposit box;

  • Install a burglar alarm, to cover the access points into your premises. Ensure that they are tested periodically and in good working condition.

PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
13 November 2017 @ 11:50PM

Last Updated on 14 November 2017