Man struggles with police officers in Geylang after trying to flee, allegedly found with drugs

Submitted by Stomper Oden

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When approached by police officers at Lorong 16 Geylang, a 31-year-old man tried to flee and engaged in a struggle with them.

The incident occurred on May 12 at around 2am.

Stomper Oden said he witnessed the scene at around 3am and took a video of the incident, which he submitted to Stomp.

In the video, two men appeared to be pinned down on the ground by two other men, while a large crowd gathered around them.

A black bag and other various items could also been seen on the road.

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In response to a Stomp query, the police said they were conducting checks at the location when a 31-year-old man tried to flee upon being approached by police officers.

"The man was detained after a struggle with police officers and resisting arrest," a police spokesman told Stomp.

"Substances believed to be controlled drugs and other drug-related paraphernalia were found in his possession."

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