The Police have arrested a 61-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of armed robbery along Lorong 6 Toa Payoh.

On 12 August 2018 at about 3am, the Police received a report that a 27-year-old woman had been robbed by a man armed with a knife at the basement of a building along Lorong 6 Toa Payoh. Cash amounting to about $3,900 and a gold necklace were taken from her.

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Tanglin Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him at Toa Payoh Central on 13 August 2018.

The man will be charged in court on 14 August 2018 with armed robbery under Section 392 read with Section 397 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224. If convicted, he is liable to an imprisonment term of not less than 2 years and not more than 10 years, and shall also be punished with caning of not less than 12 strokes.

Source: Singapore Police Force