4 male teens arrested for assault of 2 men, 1 suspect posted photo of victim on social media

Four male teenagers, aged between 15 and 18, were arrested for assault along Esplanade Drive, said police.

The police were alerted to the case on Monday (Nov 28) at about 1.40am.

Preliminary investigations revealed that two male victims, aged 27 and 31, were allegedly assaulted by a group of teenagers over a staring incident.

The victims suffered multiple injuries and were conveyed conscious to the hospital.

One of the teenagers was found to have posted on his social media account a photo of a victim lying on the ground after the assault.

Through follow-up investigations and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Central Police Division established the identities of the four teenagers and arrested them within 16 hours of the report.

The four teens were to be charged in court on Wednesday (Nov 30) with voluntarily causing hurt with common intention, which carries a fine not exceeding $5,000, imprisonment for a term not exceeding three years, or both.