50-year-old man arrested for allegedly molesting 13-year-old girl at Jalan Tan Tock Seng

A 50-year-old man has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty, the police said in a news release on Monday (May 21).

A 13-year-old girl made a police report on May 16 at about 4pm, saying that she had been molested by a man along Jalan Tan Tock Seng.

Following extensive follow-up investigations by officers from Tanglin Police Division, the man was arrested along Kitchener Road on May 18.

Anyone convicted for the offence of outrage of modesty shall be punished with up to five years' jail, a fine, caning, or a combination of the three.

Investigations against the man are ongoing.