TWO ELDERLY VICTIMS OF SNATCH THEFT, THIEVES NO YOUNG SPRING CHICKEN EITHER

Dear A.S.S. Editor

Three men have been arrested for involvement in two separate cases of snatch theft, said police on Monday. In one of the cases, two men snatched a gold chain from a 63-year-old woman along Race Course Road on Sunday.

Police received a report at about 11.20am and arrested a 55-year-old suspect at the scene, the stolen chain was recovered after that. On the very next day, his accomplice, a 45-year-old, was arrested the next day along Commonwealth Crescent.

On the same day at around 5pm, police received a report of a snatch theft at Jalan Bukit Merah. A male suspect snatched a bag containing S$50 in cash and a mobile phone which belonged to a 72-year-old woman while inside the lift of a flat. With the aid of police cameras, a 64-year-old suspect was arrested at 6.30pm.

If found guilty of committing snatch theft, the suspects can be jailed between one to seven years and caned.

Fuad Abdul Syam

A.S.S. Contributor

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