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Man gets five years' corrective training for housebreaking

Published on Apr 23, 2014 1:40 PM

A jobless man was sentenced to five years' corrective training on Wednesday for a series of offences including housebreaking by night and criminal intimidation.

Henry Tan, 27, had pleaded guilty to four of seven charges.

A district court heard earlier that Tan went to Block 827, Woodlands Street 81 at about 11pm on June 18 last year. He walked past a unit and managed to unlock the aluminium grille using his own house keys.

He climbed in and removed two knives from the kitchen, and put them in a plastic bag.

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