Police detain man for causing trouble with scissors at Bedok Mall; no injuries reported

Police detain man for causing trouble with scissors at Bedok Mall; no injuries reported

Channel NewsAsia·2017-12-27 21:05

File photo of Bedok Mall. (Photo: CapitaLand) 

SINGAPORE: An 18-year-old man who was causing trouble at Bedok Mall while holding on to a pair of scissors was detained on Wednesday (Dec 27), police said.

Police also confirmed in social media posts that the man has a history of mental health problems and was arrested for public nuisance.

No one was injured in the incident, police added. 

(INCIDENT AT BEDOK MALL)An 18-year-old man was found to be holding on to a pair of scissors and causing trouble in the mall. The man who has a history of mental health problems has been arrested for public nuisance. Police investigations are ongoing.

— SingaporePoliceForce (@SingaporePolice) December 27, 2017

Channel NewsAsia understands that authorities received reports that a man who was carrying a weapon entered various shops in the mall, smashing items and glass. 

Police investigations are ongoing.

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