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Five Arrested for Housebreaking and Theft by Night

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by November 30, 2016 General

The Police have arrested five youths, aged 14 to 17, for a case of Housebreaking and Theft by Night with common intention.

On 28 November 2016 at about 10.00 am, the Police received a report of a break-in at a coffee shop located at Blk 108 Depot Road.

Officers from Clementi Division conducted extensive ground enquiries and follow-up investigations to establish the identities of the suspects. On 29 November 2016 at about 5.00pm, the five male suspects were arrested in the vicinity of Jalan Bukit Merah and Telok Blangah.

The five suspects will be charged in court on 1 December 2016 with the offence of Housebreaking and Theft by night with common intention under Section 457 read with Section 34 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224. If convicted, they face a jail term which may extend to 14 years.

Source: SINGAPORE POLICE FORCE

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