Man, 48, arrested for allegedly robbing petrol station at Upper Bukit Timah

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 Force

If found guilty, he faces imprisonment of two to 10 years, and also a maximum of 12 strokes of the cane. 

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