Home Briefs: VivoCity incident not kidnapping: Police

VivoCity incident not kidnapping: Police

After investigating a report of an attempted child kidnapping at VivoCity on July 31, police have established that it was not a case of attempted kidnapping.

In a statement on Saturday, the police also said there were no other reports made of such kidnapping incidents in other parts of Singapore.

Sengkang, Punggol break-ins: Man nabbed

A 32-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly committing a series of break-ins at Sengkang and Punggol estates.

In one case on July 26 at Block 310B, Punggol Walk, the victim discovered $4,800 in local and foreign currencies, as well as jewellery items valued at more than $18,000, missing from her home.

Police said the suspect, who was arrested on Saturday in Woodlands, will be charged in court today.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 08, 2016, with the headline 'Home Briefs'. Print Edition | Subscribe