Armed robber at large after fleeing with over $2,000 from Western Union bank in Ubi Ave

Submitted by Stomper Roger


Hashim Hamzah was jailed for four years and nine months on May 2, 2018. Read the full story here.


The suspect was taken back to the scene of the crime.

Read the full update here.


Police have arrested the suspect.

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Original article:

A Western Union bank outlet at Block 301 Ubi Avenue was robbed of over $2,000 at 10.50am earlier today (Aug 1).

According to the police, the suspect was armed with a knife and had forced an employee to hand over more than $2,000, before fleeing on foot.

The staff was not injured and no other person was inside the branch at the time of the incident.

The suspect, who is still at large, was wearing a white helmet, black jacket and dark-coloured long pants.

Stomper Roger contributed photos of the scene and said he saw four police patrol cars there.

Police investigations are ongoing.

Anyone with information is requested to call the Police Hotline at 1800-255-0000 or submit information online at

All information will be kept strictly confidential.

This is the second case of armed robbery to have been reported in Singapore in two days.

Yesterday (July 31), a 48-year-old suspect allegedly robbed a Shell petrol station along Upper Bukit Timah Road with a knife. More than $1,100 was stolen.

He was arrested on the same day and within four hours.