Serial thief who stole undergarments in Commonwealth arrested

A 43-year-old man was arrested on Friday (Dec 18) for his suspected involvement in a series of theft of undergarments in Commonwealth.

The police said they were alerted on Thursday to a case of theft of undergarments outside a residential unit along Commonwealth Drive.

Through ground enquiries and the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Clementi Police Division established the suspect's identity of the man and arrested him.

"Preliminary investigations revealed that the man is believed to be involved in other similar cases in the Commonwealth estate," police added.

The man was charged in court on Saturday with theft, which carries a jail term of up to three years and/or a fine.