Man with knife in bag arrested for robbing handphone shop in Bukit Batok

Man with knife in bag arrested for robbing handphone shop in Bukit Batok
A knife was found in the possession of a man who was arrested for robbing a handphone shop in Bukit Batok. Photo: Singapore Police Force

A 36-year-old man will be charged on Wednesday (16 August) for allegedly robbing a handphone shop in Bukit Batok.

On Monday, a staff member of the shop along Bukit Batok St 31 reported to the police that the suspect had entered the shop and said that he had a knife in his bag before he made away with a mobile phone.

The police arrested the suspect in the vicinity quickly and found a knife in his possession.

The suspect will be charged with the offence of robbery, which carries a jail a term of between three years and 14 years and at least 12 strokes of the cane.