26-year-old man arrested for molesting woman after attempting to befriend her at Ang Mo Kio

A 26-year-old man was arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty at Block 201 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3.

In a statement, the police said that they received a report on Feb 15 at about 5.50am from a 24-year-old woman who said that she had been molested by an unknown man.

The man had allegedly attempted to befriend her before molesting her.

He then fled towards the direction of Block 202 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 3.

After conducting investigations, officers from Ang Mo Kio Police Division arrested the man along Ang Mo Kio Avenue 8 the same day.

Police investigations are ongoing.

Anyone convicted for the offence of outrage of modesty may face up to two years' jail or a fine, or caning, or any combination of such punishments.