A 21-year-old driver of a flashy McLaren was arrested along Lorong 101 Changi in Joo Chiat last night (Dec 12).
A spokesperson for the police said: "In response to media queries, the police confirm that a roadblock was conducted along Lorong 101 Changi.
"A 21-year-old male driver was subsequently arrested.
"Police investigations are ongoing."
Photos and a video taken at the scene have been circulating online after they were uploaded by Best Viral Videos on Facebook.
In the clip, a bespectacled bystander can be seen narrating what happened. The bystander and his friend said that they were doing a "Facebook Live" recording and "being kaypoh".
He said: "Ah, you see. This car ah, in Joo Chiat ah, anyhow fly, you know. The Traffic Police ah, three of them, chase this man, you know."
The narrator also identified a man who was wearing a cap as the sports car driver and repeatedly remarked: "Siao liao".
The video also shows the driver talking to a police officer.
According to the narrator, the driver was then handcuffed and believed to have been taken away in a police car.
The Facebook post also alleged that the driver is the son of a local deejay. However, his identity cannot be confirmed.
According to Stomp contributor Adwin, the vehicle the man was driving is a McLaren 12C Spider, which is a convertible version of the MP4-12C with a retractable hardtop.
Adwin said that the car, which has a power of 626 HP and can accelerate from 0-100 kmh in three seconds, costs at least $1.2 million with a Certificate of Entitlement.
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