Man arrested for throwing items from HDB block

Photos and videos posted on Facebook show a man throwing items from the fourth floor of Block 102 Yishun Avenue 5. A plastic chair, pots and other debris can be seen strewn on the ground at the foot of the block. The photo on the right is believed to
Photos and videos posted on Facebook show a man throwing items from the fourth floor of Block 102 Yishun Avenue 5. A plastic chair, pots and other debris can be seen strewn on the ground at the foot of the block. PHOTOS: IBU NOR/FACEBOOK
Photos and videos posted on Facebook show a man throwing items from the fourth floor of Block 102 Yishun Avenue 5. A plastic chair, pots and other debris can be seen strewn on the ground at the foot of the block. The photo on the right is believed to
The photo above is believed to be the man who committed the act.

A 49-year-old man was arrested after being caught on camera throwing various items down a Yishun Housing Board block yesterday morning.

Videos and photos posted on Facebook show the man in action at Block 102 Yishun Avenue 5.

Various items such as a plastic chair, a reclining chair, pots and other debris can be seen scattered on the ground at the foot of the block.

In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were alerted to a case of rash act at 7.16am and arrested the man. The police are investigating the case.

Cherlynn Ng

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on April 17, 2020, with the headline 'Man arrested for throwing items from HDB block'. Print Edition | Subscribe