Man armed with chopper has tense stand-off with Police at Blk 154 Serangoon North

This story was submitted via Stomp App contribution.

Stomper David was at Block 154, Serangoon North at around 8pm yesterday (Jan 21) when he noticed a commotion among the residents who were at the foot of the block.

Apparently there was a man who had a chopper and he was shouting outside an HDB flat. 

The police arrived shortly and a short standoff ensued, before the police officers took down and arrested the man.

Said David:

“The police came and the whole thing ended at around 8.50pm.

“I’m not sure what happened but the guy was holding a chopper in his hand.”

The Police has issued an official statement regarding the incident:

"On 21st January 2017, at 8.54pm the police were alerted to a case of possession of offensive weapon at Blk 154, Serangoon North Avenue 1.

"A 23-year-old man was arrested in relation to the case.

"Investigations are ongoing."

Watch the suspenseful video below.