The Police have arrested a 37-year-old man for his suspected involvement in a case of housebreaking and theft by night.

On 23 March 2019 at about 3.38am, the Police were alerted to case of housebreaking which occurred at Blk 517E Jurong West Street 52.

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Jurong Police Division and the Police Transport Security Command established the identity of the man and subsequently arrested him on 24 March 2019. Preliminary investigations revealed that the man was also involved in other theft cases in Jurong West housing estate.

The man will be charged in court on 26 March 2019 with housebreaking and theft by night under Section 457 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, which carries an imprisonment term of not less than 2 years and not more than 14 years, and shall also be liable to a fine.

Source: Singapore Police Force