Thursday, July 16, 2009

Crime Advisory: Increased Bicycle Theft Around Hougang Area

IMAG0069According to Hougang Neighborhood Police Centre, there has been an increasing bicycle theft reported around Hougang Public Housing Estate. Most of the thefts occurred around common public areas such as void decks and corridors.

Here are some of the preventions measures as advised by the Police:

  • Keep your bicycle indoors when not in use. If not possible, secure it to a designated bicycle bay.
  • Use durable locks made of 100% steel. "U-Locks" provides better protection compared to a chain or cable lock.
  • Lock your bicycle at a well-lit place with high human traffic.

If you witness any crime or theft, report it by calling 999.


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