SINGAPORE, A 24-year-old man riding an e-scooter was arrested on Thursday after he allegedly knocked down an 11-year-old girl near Pasir Ris East Community Club, here, The Straits Times reported.

The police said they were alerted to a case of rash act causing hurt in Pasir Ris Drive 1 at 8.30pm.

The girl, who had been walking on the pavement, was conscious when taken to the KK Women's and Children's Hospital.

On Thursday evening, the girl's father put up several Facebook posts about the incident, explaining that the girl was heading home after tuition when she was allegedly hit from the back.

The father added that five passers-by came to help his daughter, Syafaqillah Ardini Nabila. She is the oldest among his three children.

Doctors were able to realign her jaw and gums, but they found that she had two teeth missing, he said.

The girl also suffered abrasions on her head, face, elbow and knees, he added.

She was given seven days of medical leave to recuperate at home.

Source: NAM News Network