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Train at Bishan depot vandalised; police investigating

Published on May 10, 2014 7:00 PM
 
A man jogs past the SMRT Bishan depot which has reinforced steel fences. This is one of the measures SMRT has taken to beef up security after past lapses in May 2010 and August 2011. -- ST FILE PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

A train at SMRT's Bishan depot was vandalised, in the third such incident here in four years.

Police said they received a call early on Monday morning at 6.17am, requesting assistance "at a premise along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 1".

When the police arrived, a case of vandalism was reported, said a spokesman, who added that investigations are ongoing.

SMRT spokesman Alina Boey said on Saturday: "Vandalism was found on one of our trains at Bishan Depot on May 5. We have since made a police report and will assist the police in their investigations."

 
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