4 teens arrested for stealing cashcards from vehicles in Ang Mo Kio and Yishun
Police have arrested four teenagers between 14 and 16 years old who are believed to be involved in a series of theft cases in Ang Mo Kio and Yishun.
Police said they received a report on Aug 28 at 8.15pm from a 37-year-old man, who told the police that his cashcard was missing from the IU unit of his motorcycle which was parked at Yishun Avenue 11.
With the aid of images from Police Cameras, or Polcams, the identities of the suspects were established and they were arrested along Yishun Ring Road on Monday (Sept 4).
Preliminary investigations revealed that they were also believed to have stolen cash cards at Ang Mo Kio and Yishun.
Two of the suspects, both 14, are also believed to be involved in a snatch theft case that was reported on Sept 1 at Blk 240 Yishun Ring Road. If found guilty, the two may face a jail term of between one and seven years, and may also be caned.
Police said investigations against the other two suspects are ongoing. If convicted of theft, the suspects may face imprisonment of up to three years, a fine, or both.