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Updated: 04/18/2014 12:12 | By Channel NewsAsia

Man arrested over outrage of modesty

Man arrested over outrage of modesty


Man arrested over outrage of modesty

SINGAPORE: Police have arrested a 23-year-old man over outrage of modesty at a housing estate in Woodlands.

Police said the suspect allegedly molested a 19-year-old girl, after he tried to befriend her at Woodlands Avenue 6 at about 6.30pm on Thursday.

The victim immediately alerted her father.

Both of them looked for him in Woodlands Avenue 7, where he was last seen.

At about 6.50pm, they spotted the suspect at Woodlands Avenue 6 and detained him with the help of three passers-by.

Police arrested him after that.

The suspect will be charged in court on Saturday with outrage of modesty.  - CNA/xq

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