Two men nabbed for allegedly attacking and robbing victims

SINGAPORE- Police on Monday arrested two man suspected of attacking their victims before robbing them.

The first, a 54-year-old man, alleged stabbed a 44-year-old man on his thighs and snatched his wallet and mobile phone on Sunday night at Marsiling Drive.

A passer-by called the police after seeing the victim in a pool of blood.

Police from the Jurong Police Division found the suspect in the same area after a search. He is expected to be charged in court on July 12.

The second suspect, a 45-year-old man, had punched and kicked a woman and robbed her of her wallet and mobile phone last Monday at Orchard Road.

The man fled after the incident. The victim suffered a cut on her forehead and was taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital.

Police from the Tanglin Police Division reviewed close circuit television footage and then tracked down the suspect. He was arrested in North Bridge Road. He is expected to be charged in court on Tuesday.

The offence of robbery with hurt carries a jail term of up to 20 years and up to 12 strokes of the cane.

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