Police nab man in connection with a case of outrage of modesty on a bus

Police arrested a 59-year-old man suspected to have outraged the modesty of a teenage girl on board a public bus.

The 14-year-old student was travelling in the bus at 6.35am on Tuesday morning whe the suspect allegedly molested her. She immediately alighted from the bus and lodged a police report.

Officers from Bedok Police Division managed to track down the man and arrested him on Friday at about 6.45am in the vicinity of Bedok North Road, said the police in a statement on Saturday.

Investigations are on-going but the police would like to advise the public to be alert and attentive to their surroundings. If molested, they should immediately call the police at '999' or seek the assistance of the bus driver or nearby passengers. The police has warned that they will press for deterrence sentences against such sexual offenders.