Three teenagers being investigated over spittle on LRT station lift buttons

Three teenagers being investigated over spittle on LRT station lift buttons

SBS Transit makes police report over person who spat on LRT station lift buttons
Transport operator SBS Transit has made a police report over spittle found on an LRT station's lift buttons. (Photo: SBS Transit)

SINGAPORE: Three teenage boys, all 15 years old, are being investigated by police after spittle was found on the panel of a lift at Rumbia LRT station in Sengkang.

In a police news release on Saturday (Feb 22, the Singapore Police Force said they had received a report on Thursday that spittle was found on the buttons of the lift panel. 

Through ground enquiries and the aid of images from cameras, police said they were able to establish the identity of teenagers.

Transport operator SBS Transit said in a Facebook post on Thursday that they had made a police report over the incident.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the teenagers had spat on the lift panel at about 6.10pm on Wednesday, police said.

They are being investigated for the offence of mischief. If found guilty, they face two years’ jail, a fine, or both.

Police added that they “take a serious view of such inconsiderate and irresponsible behaviour, especially in the current COVID-19 situation”.   

Source: CNA/ek(hm)

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