Coriander thief leaves scent of crime at Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre

The man is believed to be involved in similar cases reported at the Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre. (Getty Images file photo)

SINGAPORE — A 24-year-old man with a taste for greens has been arrested for stealing four cartons of coriander and is believed to be involved in similar cases reported at the Pasir Panjang Wholesale Centre.

In a statement, the police said on Wednesday (23 October) that the theft of the herbs was reported at about 11.15am on Tuesday. Through follow-up investigations and with the aid of images from police cameras, officers from Clementi Police Division established the identity of the man and arrested him on the same day.

The man will be charged in court on Thursday with the offence of theft in dwelling. If convicted, he faces a jail term of up to seven years and a fine.

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