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Police nab 51-year-old robbery suspect in Henderson

Published on Jan 15, 2013 9:08 PM
 
Posed photo of a man in handcuffs. Police have arrested a 51-year-old man in connection with a Stirling Road robbery that was reported on Saturday.-- ST PHOTO: WANG HUI FEN

Police have arrested a 51-year-old man in connection with a Stirling Road robbery that was reported on Saturday.

The victim, a 15-year-old female, reported to the police at midnight that she had been robbed of her $400 mobilephone.

This after the suspect, on the pretext of borrowing her phone to make a call, ran off with it. He also assaulted her in the midst of a scuffle.

Officers from Clementi Police Division, however, managed to trace and arrested the suspect in the vicinity of Henderson Crescent on Tuesday at about 11.30 am.

 
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