57-year-old man arrested for series of undergarment thefts

A 57-year-old man was arrested on Monday (Aug 23) on his suspected involvement in a series of undergarments thefts.

The police received a report on August 21 about stolen undergarments outside a residential unit along Mei Ling Street.

Through ground enquiries and the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Clementi Police Division established the man's identity and arrested him.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the man is believed to be involved in other similar cases in the vicinity.

The man will be charged in court on Wednesday with theft, which carries a jail term which may extend to three years and/or a fine.