64-year-old woman arrested for 'robbing' blind tissue seller of earnings in Yishun

A 64-year-old woman was arrested on Wednesday (May 8) for allegedly stealing from a blind tissue seller in an underpass near Yishun MRT station.

Stomp previously reported that police were investigating the incident that occurred on April 30, at around 7.20pm.

Facebook user Jessica Vincent said that a woman had snatched the tissue seller's bag, which contained her earnings for the whole day, and then fled.

The Facebook post has garnered over 13,000 shares to date.

In a statement on Thursday (May 9), the police said they established the suspect's identity and arrested her in the vicinity of Woodlands Street 12 for theft.

Investigations are ongoing.

If found guilty of theft, she may be jailed for up to three years and/or fined.