The Straits Times
Published on Dec 14, 2012

Man arrested for attempting to steal from OCBC Bank ATM


Police arrested a man on Thursday, for attempted theft from an automated teller machine (ATM) in Bukit Batok East Ave 3.

Officers from Jurong Police Division managed to identify the suspect with the CCTV images from the OCBC Bank ATM and other evidence gathered at the scene, said the police in a statement on Friday.

They were first informed on Dec 10, at about 7.30am, that the external cover of the ATM was found open and two surveillance cameras were covered with masking tape.

No cash was missing from the machine but preliminary investigations showed that an unknown male had tampered with the machine on Dec 9 and 10.