The Police have arrested two men, aged 18 and 39, for their suspected involvement in a case of housebreaking and theft by day.

On 6 October 2019, the Police received a report that a residential unit along Serangoon Central Drive had been broken into. Two branded bags, some electronic gadgets and cash were reported to be missing.

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of CCTV footages, officers from Ang Mo Kio Police Division established the identities of the two men and arrested them on 7 October 2019.

The two men will be charged in court on 9 October 2019 with housebreaking and theft by day under Section 454 of the Penal Code, Chapter 224, which carries a maximum of 10 years' imprisonment.

The Police would like to advise the public to adopt the following crime prevention measures:

Secure all doors, windows and other openings with good quality grilles and close-shackled padlocks when leaving your premises unattended, even for a short while; and

Install a burglar alarm, motion sensor light and/or close circuit surveillance camera to cover the access points into your premises. Ensure that they are tested periodically and in good working condition.

Source: Singapore Police Force