Man who allegedly molested woman at Lucky Plaza nabbed in 3 hours

A 36-year-old man who allegedly molested a woman at Lucky Plaza shopping centre was arrested by the police within three hours.

The police said they received a report about the incident on Tuesday (Jan 25), at around 9.40am.

Through follow-up investigation and with the aid of images from CCTV cameras, officers from Tanglin Police Division established the man's identity and arrested him within three hours of the reported incident.

The man will be charged in court on Thursday for the offence of outrage of modesty, which carries a jail term of up to two 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 perpetrators will be dealt with sternly in accordance with the law.