Man, 55, arrested for molesting woman along Woodgrove Avenue

A 55-year-old man was arrested for allegedly molesting a woman in Woodlands, the police said in a statement on Wednesday night (Sept 14).

The police received a report on Tuesday (Sept 13) at 6.50am that a woman was allegedly molested by an unknown man along Woodgrove Avenue.

Officers established the identity of the man and arrested him within eight hours of the report.

He will be charged in court on Thursday (Sept 15) with outrage of modesty.

The offence carries a jail term of up to three years, a fine, or caning, or any combination of such punishments.

"The police have zero tolerance towards sexual offenders who threaten the safety of the community," the police said.

"Offenders will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law."