The Police have arrested a 29-year-old man who is believed to be involved in a case of robbery at Block 133 Simei St 1.

On 15 August 2018 at about 9.20pm, the Police received a report that an unknown man had entered into the lift with a 53-year-old female victim and robbed her of her purse.

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of Police cameras, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on the same day at about 10pm along Simei Road.

The man will be charged in court on 17 August 2018 with robbery under Section 392 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, which carries an imprisonment term of not less than three years and not more than 14 years, and shall also be liable to caning of not less than 12 strokes.

Source: Singapore Police Force