18-year-old teen arrested for allegedly molesting female victim in Tampines

An 18-year-old teenager allegedly molested a female victim at Block 726 Tampines Street 71.

The police received a report that an unknown stranger had molested the victim on Jan 13 at about 12.55am.

Officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the suspect through ground enquiries and arrested him on Jan 15.

Investigations against the teenager are ongoing.

Anyone convicted for the offence of outrage of modesty under Section 354(1) of the Penal Code, Chapter 224 can be jailed for up to two years and/or caned.