Man arrested for throwing household items from HDB block

Man arrested for throwing household items from HDB block

Channel NewsAsia·2018-02-18 19:10

A photo circulating on WhatsApp shows a lifepak positioned at the block in Upper Boon Keng.

SINGAPORE: A 57-year-old man was arrested on Sunday (Feb 18) at Block 15 Upper Boon Keng road after he was reported to be throwing household items and tin cans from his residential unit.

Police were alerted to the incident at the HDB block at 10.20am. No injuries were reported. 

The carpark in the area was cordoned off during the incident.

The man was arrested for rash act and under the Mental Health Act. Police investigations are ongoing.

The Singapore Civil Defence Force (SCDF) said forcible entry was conducted by police before the man was subsequently apprehended. 

The SCDF set up two lifepaks and deployed a rescue net.

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