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Man who robbed 64-year-old woman in lift arrested

Published on Aug 1, 2014 11:37 PM

SINGAPORE - Police arrested a 47-year-old man suspected of committing robbery on Thursday.

The 47-year-old was believed to have robbed a 64-year-old woman of her purse in the lift of a HDB block in Jurong West St 61 on July 11. The elderly victim then lodged a report with the police.

Following investigations, officers from Jurong Police Division established his identity and arrested him along Jurong West St 61 at about 10.40pm on Thursday.

If found guilty of robbery, he faces up to 14 years' imprisonment.

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