Man dies after alleged stabbing at Boon Tat street

A man has died in hospital after reportedly being stabbed at Boon Tat street outside an eatery on Monday afternoon.

Media reports said the man was found lying in front of eatery A Poke Theory.

According to the Singapore Police Force, they received a call for assistance at 1:22pm at 27 Boon Tat Street.

“Upon arrival, a 38-year-old man was found lying motionless at the said location. He was conveyed unconscious to Singapore General Hospital, where he was subsequently pronounced dead at about 2.31pm,” said the police statement on Monday (10 July)

A 69-year-old man has been arrested in relation to the case.

Investigations are ongoing.

About 20 police officers were seen in the area at around 2.13pm when Yahoo Singapore went to the scene.

The police also cordoned off the area across five shophouses. Blood drops were visible on the floor outside A Poke Theory.

A video posted on the Straits Times website showed a man being taken away in handcuffs by the police.

More updates to come