POLICE ARREST 17 YEAR-OLD SUPERMARKET STAFF FOR THEFT
Following an earlier complaint by a reader about the police being unable to do anything against a 17 year-old female thief who stole money from his supermarket, police have arrested the alleged thief for committing theft, a police spokesperson said on Sunday.
According to the police, a report was made on Wednesday that cash was stolen from Fortune Supermarket located at Block 463 Sembawang Drive. Officers from Ang Mo Kio Division arrested the teen on Saturday, and seized S$300 in cash, 72 lucky draw vouchers, four packets of cigarettes and two bags.
The teen will be charged with criminal breach of trust as a servant on Monday, the police said. If found guilty, she faces up to 15 years’ jail and may also be fined.