Man arrested for breaking into condominium unit at Dunearn Road

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Police arrested a man on Tuesday for breaking into a condominium unit at Dunearn Road.

The home owner, a woman, returned home on Tuesday at about 1.30pm to find a man in her unit. 

She called the police after the man hurriedly left the scene.

Officers conducted investigations and arrested the 54-year-old suspect later that day at about 7pm​.

He will be charged in court on Thursday (Nov 20) with housebreaking.

If found guilty, he can be jailed for up to two years and fined.

Measures to prevent break-ins:

  1. Ensure all doors and windows are secured with grills and padlocks.
  2. Keep large sums of cash in banks. Keep expensive jewellery in a safe deposit box.
  3. Secure all doors and windows before going to bed or when leaving your house unattended.
  4. Install a burglar alarm to cover the access points into your home.
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