The Police have arrested a 58-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of armed robbery with hurt.

On 14 October 2019 at about 10.40pm, the Police received a report that the man had slashed a male victim with a fruit knife and robbed him of his mobile phone along Tanglin Halt Road.

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Clementi Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on the same day.

The man was charged in court on 15 October 2019 with armed robbery with hurt under Section 394 read with Section 397 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224. The offence carries an imprisonment term of not less than 5 years and not more than 20 years, and caning with not less than 12 strokes.

Source: Singapore Police Force