48-year-old man arrested for possession of knife at ex-wife's flat in Block 540 Pasir Ris Street 51

Submitted by Stomper Firdaus

A 48-year-old man was arrested for the possession of a weapon that is believed to be a knife at Block 540, Pasir Ris Street 51 at around 9.30pm yesterday (Oct 19).

Photos and a video sent by Stomper Firdaus show police officers at the foot of the block.

Stomp understands that a number of them were from the police Emergency Response Team. 

Firdaus reported that some of the officers were also armed with shields.

According to The Straits Times, the man was believed to be at the home of his ex-wife when he was apprehended.

Said a police spokesman in response to a Stomp query:

"On Oct 19, 2017, at 9.29pm, the police received a call for assistance at Block 540 Pasir Ris Street 51.

"A 48-year-old man was arrested for possession of a scheduled weapon.

"Police investigations are ongoing."