Sus­pected un­der­wear thief ar­rested

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A 26-year-old man has been ar­rested for steal­ing fe­male un­der­gar­ments in Be­dok, the po­lice said yes­ter­day.

He is be­lieved to have done so on at least two oc­ca­sions.

The po­lice were alerted to a case of un­der­gar­ment theft at Block 135, Be­dok Reser­voir Road, on Mon­day.

Af­ter in­ves­ti­ga­tions and with ref­er­ence to footage from po­lice cam­eras, Be­dok Po­lice Di­vi­sion of­fi­cers iden­ti­fied the sus­pect and ar­rested him on Thurs­day along Be­dok Reser­voir Road.

The sus­pect, who was not named by po­lice, was also caught on cam­era in a video that went vi­ral ear­lier this week.

A woman, who gave her name only as Chen, told cit­i­zen jour­nal­ism site Stomp that bras she placed on a clothes rack along the cor­ri­dor started go­ing miss­ing one to two months ago.

She in­stalled a cam­era out­side her flat and later put footage of the thief on­line. In­ves­ti­ga­tions are on­go­ing. Any­one con­victed of theft can be jailed for up to three years and/or fined.

Ly­dia Lam

PHOTO: STOMP

The sus­pect was caught on cam­era in a video that went vi­ral ear­lier this week.

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