31-year-old suspect arrested for break-in at Toh Guan Road coffee shop

The 31-year-old man was arrested at West Mall on Sunday (July 2) at about 4pm, and cash amounting to $2,406.90 was recovered from him.
The 31-year-old man was arrested at West Mall on Sunday (July 2) at about 4pm, and cash amounting to $2,406.90 was recovered from him. ST GRAPHICS

SINGAPORE - A 31-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of housebreaking and theft by night, the police said on Monday (July 3).

The police had received a report of a break-in at a stall in a Toh Guan Road coffee shop, at about 11.15am on Saturday (July 1).

A total of $3,490 in cash was missing.

Officers from Clementi Police Division managed to establish the suspect's identity, after extensive ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras.

He was arrested at West Mall on Sunday (July 2) at about 4pm, and cash amounting to $2,406.90 was recovered from him.

The suspect will be charged in court on Tuesday (July 4), with the offence of housebreaking and theft by night.

The offence, under section 457 of the Penal Code, chapter 224, is punishable with a jail term of between two years and 14 years.