3 men charged for penknife robbery at Ang Mo Kio massage parlour

·Senior Reporter
Police officers seen at Block 532 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10, where the robbery took place. (PHOTO: Facebook / Lion Low)
Police officers seen at Block 532 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10, where the robbery took place. (PHOTO: Facebook / Lion Low)

*UPDATE: This story was updated on 5.30pm on 24 September to reflect that a third man has been charged in the case.

SINGAPORE — Three suspects alleged to have robbed two women with a penknife at an Ang Mo Kio massage parlour were charged on Wednesday (25 September).

Each man faces one count of robbery with hurt.

Lim Ghee Huat, 50, and Yeo Shuxing, 37, were charged in the state courts, while Danon Tay Koh Lee, 45, was charged in a hospital.

The three Singaporeans are said to have who robbed a woman, Li Caifeng, of two mobile phones worth $1,355, and slashing her with a penknife at about 2pm on Monday at Cosy Massage, a massage parlour located at Block 532 Ang Mo Kio Avenue 10.

Li is said to have sustained cuts on her arm from the incident. The second female victim has not been named in court documents.

The police said that it received a received a report at about 3pm that two women had been slashed with a penknife at the massage parlour. The report added that the women were robbed of five mobile phones, belonging to both of them and their colleague.

All three men will return to court on 2 October. If convicted of voluntarily causing hurt while committing robbery, each of the men faces between five and 20 years of jail, and mandatory caning of at least 12 strokes.

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