The Police have arrested a 26-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a series of theft.

On 10 May 2020 at 9.25pm, the Police received a report informing that female undergarments hung outside a residential unit along Pasir Ris Street 12 were stolen.

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on 20 May 2020. Preliminary investigations revealed that the man is believed to be involved in other similar cases in the vicinity. An assortment of more than 25 undergarments found in his possession were seized.

Police investigations are ongoing.

The offence of theft under Section 379 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224 carries an imprisonment term of up to 3 years, or a fine, or both.

The Police are also looking at possible breaches of safe distancing measures committed by the man under the COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations 2020.



Source: Singapore Police Force