2 women arrested for attempted suicide, obstructing police officers at Jurong East block

Submitted by Stomper Ashwini

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A woman was spotted standing on the fifth-storey parapet of Block 371, Jurong East Street 32, at around 6.30pm yesterday (March 13).

Stomper Ashwini witnessed the incident and said it drew a large crowd of onlookers.

She also contributed a video showing the woman in her precarious position and a Red Rhino at the scene.

The police told Stomp that they were alerted to the case at 6.58pm.

A 47-year-old woman was arrested for attempted suicide, while another 46-year-old woman was arrested for obstructing police officers from carrying out their duties.

In response to a Stomp query, the Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said it was alerted to the incident at 6.30pm.

"The subject, a female Chinese in her 30s, was brought to safety by members of public," added the SCDF.

She was subsequently taken to Ng Teng Fong General Hospital in a conscious state.

Police investigations are ongoing.