- POSTED: 24 Sep 2013 00:08
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Police have arrested a 40-year-old man for suspected involvement in a series of housebreaking and thefts at Ulu Pandan Road.
SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a 40-year-old man for suspected involvement in a series of housebreaking and thefts at Ulu Pandan Road.
In a statement, police said they received reports on five cases of break-ins and theft from houses in the area between September 6-9 this year.
Cash, laptops, cameras, mobile phones, watches, jewellery and luxury handbags worth over S$40,000 were reported missing.
Police said they managed to establish the identity of the suspect following extensive enquiries on the ground.
With the findings, they launched an operation and arrested the suspect on Sunday at about 4pm.
Cash in different currencies, electronic gadgets, jewellery and handbags were recovered from the suspect.
Police said the suspect is believed to be involved in at least 10 similar cases committed at Ulu Pandan Road.
The suspect will be charged in court on Tuesday with housebreaking and theft.
If found guilty, he faces up to 10 years in jail.
Police say they are also seeking a court order to remand the suspect for further investigations.
The probe is to determine the suspect's involvement in other housebreaking offences.