The Police have arrested a 32-year-old man who is believed to be involved in a case of Snatch Theft at Geylang Lorong 20.

On 22 December 2017 at about 11.45pm, a woman reported that a man had snatched her hand bag at Geylang Lorong 20.

Officers from Bedok Police Division conducted extensive ground enquiries and established the man's identity with the aid of Police Cameras (POLCAM). The man was subsequently arrested at Geylang Road on 24 December 2017.

The man will be charged in Court on 26 December 2017 with the offence of Snatch Theft under Section 356 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224. If convicted, he will be punished withan imprisonment term of not less than one year and not more than 7 years, and shall also be liable to caning.

Source: Singapore Police Force