The Police have arrested a 27-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of theft of motorcycle.

On 2 September 2019 at about 10.45am, the Police received a report that a motorcycle parked at the multi-story carpark of Blk 287 Choa Chu Kang Avenue 3 had sustained damages. The victim suspected that someone had stolen his motorcycle for a ride before placing it back to the same parking lot.

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from CCTV and police cameras, officers from Jurong Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on 30 September 2019.

The man will be charged in court on 2 October 2019 with theft of motor vehicle under Section 379A of the Penal Code, Chapter 224. If convicted, the man may be punished with imprisonment for a term of up to 7 years, and shall also be liable to a fine.

The Police would like to advise all motorcycle owners to adopt the following crime prevention measures:

Park your motorcycle in well-lit areas;

Install an anti-theft alarm on your motorcycle;

Use a motorcycle canvas to cover the motorcycle and secure both ends;

Use additional locking devices such as disc brake locks or install a suspension guard;

Remove the ignition key and lock the motorcycle, whenever it is left unattended; and

Do not leave spare keys inside the motorcycle box.

Source: Singapore Police Force