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Man arrested for theft from trolleys at IKEA

Channel NewsAsia understands the 50-year-old is believed to have nicked belongings from trolleys at the furniture giant's Alexandra outlet.

SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a 50-year-old man who is believed to be responsible for several cases of theft from trolleys. Channel NewsAsia understands the thefts took place on furniture giant IKEA's outlet at Alexandra Road.

A police news release on Friday (Aug 15) said around 5:30pm on Tuesday, a woman had reported that her mobile phone was stolen from her handbag which had been placed on a trolley.

The suspect was arrested at about 12.30pm near Clementi Avenue 5 on Thursday. He is believed to be involved in three other theft cases at the same location.

The man will be charged in court on Saturday and faces up to three years' jail and a fine.

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