Letterbox master doors of 6 HDB flats in Choa Chu Kang forcibly pried opened: SingPost

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Singapore, Singapore -“ May 26, 2013: Letter box area of public housing flats at Tampines New Town. Residents receive letters and numinous advertising flyers from their letter box.
Letterbox area of public housing flats in Singapore. (Getty Images file photo)

SINGAPORE — SingPost is working with the police on an alleged case of vandalism in Choa Chu Kang, where letterbox master doors of six housing board flats were found to be forcibly pried opened on Friday morning (11 September).

A SingPost spokesperson said that the incident was reported by a town council staff at about 5.30am and involved Blocks 706, 707 and 708 Choa Chu Kang Street 53 as well as Blocks 756, 757 and 758 Choa Chu Kang North 5.

“Two Inspectors of Post were immediately dispatched to the affected blocks, where the lock mechanisms of the master doors were found to have been tampered with and damaged,” said the spokesperson.

The affected locks were repaired and master doors were secured at 7am on Friday.

“A check on the letterboxes at all other blocks in the area were found to be unaffected. SingPost is currently working closely with the police on this possible case of vandalism,” added the spokesperson.

Residents of the affected blocks who suspect that their mail have been affected can contact Choa Chu Kang neighbourhood police centre at 1800 765 9999, said SingPost.

It added that members of the public with information on this matter should contact the police.

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