Bryon Loke Thong Ler, a 19 year old NSF was charged in Court with using criminal force against Amos Yee at Jurong Point Shopping Mall on 29 May 2016.
Loke was alleged to have held onto Amos Yee against his will and locked him in a bear hug from behind at B1 of Jurong Point Mall.
A video of the incident was recorded and Amos Yee could be heard screaming for help while bystanders looked on without offering any assistance.
Bryon Loke was unrepresented in Court and told the Judge he wished to engage a lawyer. His pre-trial conference will be held on 6 September. This is the second time Amos Yee was attacked by members of the public.