Man, 19, arrested for molesting 12-year-old girl at Eunos Crescent

A 19-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a 12-year-old girl at Eunos Crescent.

The police said in a statement that they received a report on Feb 27 at about 6.45pm that the 12-year-old victim had been molested by an unknown man along Eunos Crescent.

Officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on Monday (Mar 2).

He will be charged in court with outrage of modesty on Tuesday (Mar 3).

If convicted, he faces up to five years' jail, a fine, caning, or any combination of these punishments.