SINGAPORE – Three men aged between 27 and 36 have been arrested for their involvement in a robbery of $100,000 worth of items from a jewellery shop in Ang Mo Kio, police said on Friday (Aug 16).

The loot has been recovered.

Police received a report of the robbery at Block 574 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10 on Wednesday at 4.09pm.

One man wearing a motorcycle helmet had entered the shop and escaped with an assortment of jewellery worth around $100,000.

He was not armed and the two staff members present in the shop at the time were not harmed.

The two owners of the shop are elderly Chinese men.

The three suspects are aged 27, 31, and 36.

One suspect was arrested within 15 hours and the other two within 36 hours.


Some of the items recovered from the robbery. ST PHOTO: DESMOND FOO

The 27-year-old man will be charged in court on Friday while the other two men will be charged on Saturday with robbery with common intention.

If convicted, they could be jailed for up to 10 years, with up to six strokes of the cane.