Man, 48, arrested for allegedly robbing petrol station at Upper Bukit Timah
Commander Clementi Police Division, Senior Assistant Commissioner Gerald Lim (centre) sharing about the case during the press conference.
PHOTO: Singapore Police Force
SINGAPORE - Police have arrested a Singaporean man, 48, for his suspected involvement in an armed robbery incident at a petrol station along Upper Bukit Timah.
According to a police report made yesterday (July 31) at 12.50pm, a staff of the petrol station said that the station had been robbed.
The suspect was armed with a knife and ordered the staff to place cash from the cash register into a plastic bag. He then fled on a motor scooter. More than $1,100 was stolen.
The identity of the suspect was established and he was arrested on the same day at 4.50pm along Jurong East Street 21. Cash amounting to $499, bank receipts and a motor scooter were seized as evidence.
Cash amounting to $499, bank receipts and a motor scooter were seized as evidence.Photo: Singapore Police Force
Photo: Singapore Police ForceIf found guilty, he faces imprisonment of two to 10 years, and also a maximum of 12 strokes of the cane.