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Man arrested on suspicion of molesting teenage girl

Published on Jun 10, 2014 9:22 PM
 
Police have arrested a 32-year-old man believed to have been involved in a case of outrage of modesty on Boon Lay Drive. -- PHOTO: ST FILE

SINGAPORE - Police have arrested a 32-year-old man believed to have been involved in a case of outrage of modesty on Boon Lay Drive.

At about 12.41 am on Tuesday, a 17-year-old woman reported that she had been molested by a man while walking along the road.

Officers from Jurong Police Division conducted a coordinated search in the vicinity and arrested the suspect within an hour.

If convicted of outrage of modesty, he could be jailed for between two and 10 years and caned.

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