Woman gets assaulted and robbed by man armed with razor blade at Macpherson Road

Two men, aged 39 and 53, have been arrested for their suspected involvement in a case of armed robbery with hurt, the police said in a news release on Thursday evening (Apr 4).

The victim made a police report on Tuesday (Apr 2) at about 11pm, stating that she had been assaulted and robbed at a beauty salon along Macpherson Road by a man armed with a razor blade.

Another man is believed to have acted as a lookout.

Two mobile phones were stolen from the victim

Officers from Tanglin Police Division traced the duo and arrested them along Merpati Road on Wednesday (Apr 3).

The 39-year-old man will be charged in court on Friday (Apr 5).

If found guilty of armed robbery with hurt, he will face between 5 to 20 years' jail and at least 12 strokes of the cane.

The 53-year-old man is being investigated by the police.