Man and woman arrested after stealing milk powder from Geylang Road supermarket 5 times

A man and a woman, aged 30 and 39, were arrested on Saturday (Aug 15) for stealing milk powder from a supermarket along Geylang Road on multiple occasions.

The police were alerted on July 31 to several cases of theft involving milk powder that had occurred at the supermarket on July 27 and 30.

Through follow up investigations and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Bedok Police Division established the identities of the man and woman and arrested them.

"Preliminary investigations revealed that they had stolen from the same supermarket on five occasions," said the police in a statement on Sunday.

The couple will be charged in court on Monday for theft in dwelling with common intention, which carries an imprisonment term of up to seven years and a fine.