14-year-old arrested for allegedly throwing ofo bike from HDB block

14-year-old arrested for allegedly throwing ofo bike from HDB block
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Police have arrested a 14-year-old suspect who is believed to be involved in a recent case of rash act.

A video of a youth throwing down an ofo bicycle from an HDB block went viral on Thursday (June 15).

The police said in a statement that they had received several reports regarding the incident, which took place at Blk 116B Jalan Tenteram.

Officers from Ang Mo Kio and Tanglin Police Division conducted extensive ground enquiries and the suspect was subsequently arrested on the same day.

Investigations are currently ongoing.      

If convicted, the suspect may be punished with an imprisonment term of up to 6 months, fined up to $2,500, or both.

The police added that they "take a serious view of such dangerous acts that endanger the lives of others and will take swift action against the perpetrators".

ssandrea@sph.com.sg

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