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Two arrested in Jurong for robbery with hurt

Police have arrested one male and one female suspect, both aged 20, for their suspected involvement in a case of robbery with hurt in the vicinity of Woodlands Ave 6.

On Nov 24, at 9.35pm, a 25-year-old man was assaulted and robbed of his mobile phone at the vicinity of Woodlands Ave 6 by the two suspects. 

Through ground enquiries, the officers managed to establish the identities of the couple.

The suspects were arrested on Friday (Dec 5) at about 5.30pm in the vicinity of Jurong East Central. 

Preliminary investigations suggested that the duo are believed to be involved in another case of snatch theft. 

The suspects will be charged in Court on Saturday (Dec 6) with Robbery with Hurt under Section 394 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224.

It carries a jail term of not less than five years and not more than 20 years and may include caning.

 

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