Man, 58, arrested after allegedly attacking 2 folks with knife at Yishun, Latest Singapore News
A 58-year-old man allegedly attacked two folks with a knife at Block 510A Yishun Street 51 on Thursday (June 23).
The police had been alerted to a case of assault at 8.30pm.
It concerned two victims, a person, 62, and a lady, 41, the police mentioned in an announcement on Friday. “The attack purportedly arose from a prior dispute between both men who are known to each other.”
The suspect was arrested for voluntarily inflicting grievous harm by harmful means and suspected drug-related offences, mentioned the police.
The victims had been acutely aware when taken to hospital, the police added.
The Singapore Civil Defence Force mentioned on Friday that it took two folks to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital after receiving a name for assist round 8.50pm on Thursday.
In a extensively circulated video on-line, at the very least 4 police autos are seen parked alongside the street close to a block of flats. The video’s caption acknowledged there had been a slashing incident on the block.
Investigations are ongoing.
The incident is the newest following a number of weapon assaults this yr.
On April 6, two assailants allegedly assaulted two victims in Boon Lay Drive, disrupting a marriage ritual.
And on April 14, a person, 46, was arrested after allegedly hacking his wife with a chopper in Beach Road.