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Armed robber who held up Chai Chee Rd convenience store nabbed

Published on Nov 27, 2012 11:59 AM
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Police on Monday arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with a case of armed robbery at a convenience store. -- ST PHOTO: WANG HUI FEN

Police on Monday arrested a 31-year-old man in connection with a case of armed robbery at a convenience store.

The suspect had entered the store along Chai Chee Road at 10.15pm on Sunday night, on the pretext of buying newspapers when he whipped out a knife and pointed it at the female convenience store attendant.

The victim was ordered to open the cash register by the suspect who later made off with about $400 in cash.

Officers from Bedok Police Division responded to the scene swiftly and managed to track down the suspect. He was arrested at Chai Chee on Monday at about 8pm.

 
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