Man, 32, arrested for allegedly molesting female teen at Jurong Gateway Road

A 32-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a female teenager along Jurong Gateway Road on Saturday (Sep 3).

The police received a report about the case of outrage of modesty at around 11.40pm.

Through follow-up investigations and with the aid of images from CCTVs, officers from Clementi Police Division established the suspect's identity and arrested him within 16 hours of the report.

The man will be charged in court on Tuesday with offence of outrage of modesty, which carries a jail term of up to three years and/or a fine and/or caning.

The police said they have zero tolerance towards sexual offenders who threaten the safety of the community and offenders will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law.