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05 February 2019

Snatch Theft Arrested

The Police have arrested a 36-year-old man who is believed to be involved in a case of snatch theft.
 
On 19 January 2019 at about 1.50 am, the Police received a report from a female victim that her handphone had been snatched by an unknown man while she was walking along Pasir Ris Drive 8. The man then fled on an e-scooter towards the direction of Tampines Ave 12. 
 
Through ground enquiries and with the aid of police cameras, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on 4 February 2019. 

The man will be charged in court on 6 February 2019 with snatch theft under Section 356 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, which carries an imprisonment term of not less than one year and not more than seven years, and shall also be liable to caning. 

PUBLIC AFFAIRS DEPARTMENT
SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE
05 February 2019 @ 9:41AM

Last Updated on 07 February 2019