Four teenagers arrested for allegedly assaulting and robbing victims

Four teenagers arrested for allegedly assaulting and robbing victims

SINGAPORE: Four teenagers, aged between 18 and 19, were arrested for their suspected involvement in a case of voluntarily causing hurt in committing robbery, said police on Friday (Aug 5).

Police said they were alerted to an alleged case of assault along the back lane of Arab Street on Thursday at 9.20pm.

Preliminary investigations revealed that a group of four teenagers had allegedly assaulted two victims, aged 14 and 16, and demanded their cash and mobile phones. 

“Out of fear, the victims complied with the instructions and handed over cash amounting to S$20 and one mobile phone each to the group before they fled,” said police. 

Both victims suffered some bruises and lacerations, added police.

Police identified the teenagers and subsequently arrested them.

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