33-year-old man arrested for allegedly molesting 17-year-old girl at Pari Dedap Walk

A 33-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a 17-year-old girl at Pari Dedap Walk on Friday (Dec 14).

The police said in a statement they were alerted to the incident at about 9.47am.

Through ground enquiries, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him the next day at 6.30am.

He will be charged in court on Monday (Dec 17) with outrage of modesty.

If convicted, he may face up to two years' jail, a fine, with caning, or with any combination of the punishments.

The police advise the public to:

  • Be alert and attentive to your surroundings; and

  • If you are molested, seek help immediately from those around you. Take note of the prominent features and attire of the suspect as well as the direction in which he or she went. Call ‘999’ as soon as it is safe to do so.