Teen arrested for allegedly molesting woman in lift

Teen arrested for allegedly molesting woman in lift

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Photo illustration of a man in handcuffs (Photo: Jeremy Long)

SINGAPORE: A 16-year-old has been arrested for his suspected involvement in a case of outrage of modesty, the police said on Saturday (Dec 1). 

At about 7.30pm on Thursday, the authorities received a report that a woman had been molested in a lift at an HDB block along Potong Pasir Avenue 1.

The suspect was identified and arrested along Potong Pasir Avenue 2 within 24 hours of the report. 

Investigations are ongoing, added police. 

If convicted, the suspect may be jailed between three to 10 years, and caned. 

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