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PREVIOUS CASES AT ANG MO KIO AVENUE 4

MAY 2014

WHERE: Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 block

WHAT: A suspected drug trafficker and a runner were arrested by the Central Narcotics Bureau (CNB). The CNB raided a flat in the block and recovered drugs weighing about 950g. It was believed to be heroin, with a street value of nearly $100,000.

WHERE: Ang Mo Kio Avenue 4 block

WHAT: A scholarship holder, 26, from the Defence Science Organisation was ordered to undergo psychological treatment after police found 228 bras at his flat that he could not account for during his arrest last year. He was diagnosed with having a fetish for female underwear by an Institute of Mental Health (IMH) psychiatrist.

JANUARY 2014

WHERE: Block 628 Market and Food Centre

WHAT: A man in his 50s was attacked by another man with a chopper. He suffered a large slash wound on his right arm and several wounds on his back. Police arrested a man in his 40s who owned a drinks stall at the market. He was later charged with voluntarily causing hurt with a dangerous weapon.

JULY 2013

WHERE: Park facing Block 641

WHAT: A man, 20, was slashed by his cousin and a friend in broad daylight.

He suffered serious injuries on his legs and left arm while trying to shield himself from what he described as a "watermelon knife".

JUNE 2013

WHERE: Block 641

WHAT: A man, 39, broke into an eighth-storey flat and was caught after trying to escape by scaling down the side of the block using curtains. He was sentenced to five years of corrective training and 12 strokes of the cane for housebreaking and theft last September.