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Five arrested for robbery at Desker Road

Police have arrested five men suspected of robbing and assaulting a 27-year-old man on Sunday (Nov 30).

The victim told police that was confronted by the suspects while he was walking along Desker Road. 

He was then attacked by the suspects before they made off with his mobile phone and about $800 in cash.

Through their investigations, police arrested the first suspect along Changi Business Park Street 2 and subsequently nabbed the four other accomplices at Syed Alwi Road and Cantonment Close.

Police also managed to recover the victim's mobile phone. 

All five suspects will be charged in court on Thursday (Dec 4) with robbery with hurt.

If convicted, they face jail terms of up to 20 years with not less than 12 strokes of the cane.

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