2 teens, aged 17, arrested after allegedly stealing jewellery from Woodlands shop and fleeing

Two teenagers, both aged 17, were arrested within 12 hours after allegedly stealing jewellery from a store in Woodlands.

The police said they received a report that two men had stolen jewellery from a shop along Woodlands Drive 44 and fled on Sunday (Feb 21), at around 5.45pm.

Through ground enquiries and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Woodlands Police Division established the identities of both suspects and nabbed them within 12 hours of the report.

Police investigations are ongoing.

The offence of theft in dwelling with common intention carries a jail term of up to seven years and a fine.