Man arrested for shooting metal bolts and nuts at vehicles with homemade sling at Serangoon Central

A 57-year-old man has been arrested for using a homemade sling to shoot metal bolts and nuts at vehicles in Serangoon Central.

The police said in a statement that they received several reports between January and May where metal bolts and nuts were shot into moving and stationary vehicles at an open-air carpark in Serangoon Central.

Through ground investigations, and with the aid of forensics and the images from police cameras, officers from Ang Mo Kio Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on Thursday (May 27).

The man will be charged in court on Friday (May 28) for the rash acts.

The offence of rash act carries a jail term of up to six months, or a fine of up to $2,500, or both.

"The police have zero tolerance against acts that endanger the lives or safety of others and will not hesitate to take action against those who blatantly disregard the law," the police said.