Teen arrested for allegedly molesting 2 women in Tampines

An 18-year-old male teenager has been arrested for allegedly molesting two women in Tampines.

The police said in a statement they were alerted on Monday (Mar 16) at about 6am to a case where two female victims were molested along Tampines Avenue 9.

Officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the teen and arrested him within two hours on the same day.

He will be charged in court on Tuesday (Mar 17) with outrage of modesty.

If convicted, he faces up to two years' jail, a fine, caning, or any combinations of such punishments.