Two suspected molesters arrested; both cases happened in Yishun

Carry a shrill alarm and seek help if you are molested


Two men, aged 39 and 45, were arrested on Wednesday (Apr 17) for two separate cases of outrage of modesty.

The cases

On March 29, an 18-year-old woman was molested on board a train heading from Jurong to Yishun MRT station.

On the evening of April 5, a 20-year-old woman was molested by a man at a bus stop along Yishun Avenue 2.

“Both men assisting the police in investigations”

The men were caught with the aid of CCTV footage, police said. Officers from the Public Transport Security Command and Woodlands Police Division were involved in the arrest.

The police advise members of the public to always stay alert to any suspicious persons. They are also advised to carry a shrill alarm and seek help if they are molested.

Here’s what a shrill alarm is:

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