Man, 22, arrested for allegedly molesting female jogger while riding e-scooter along Bedok Reservoir Road

A 22-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly molesting a woman while riding an e-scooter at Bedok Reservoir Road, the police said in a statement.

On Nov 29, they received a report from a female victim who said that she had been molested by an unknown man on an e-scooter along Bedok Reservoir Road off Jalan Lembah Bedok.

The Straits Times understands the incident happened while the woman was jogging at about 5am that day.

She felt someone touch her backside and saw the man ride off on an e-scooter.

She called the police immediately.

Officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the man after conducting ground enquiries and arrested him along Bedok Reservoir Road on Dec 28.

Anyone convicted of outrage of modesty can be jailed for up to two years, or be fined, caned, or a combination of punishments.

Investigations against the man are ongoing, police said.