The police have responded to the message circulating on Facebook about a case of a child kidnapped at Jurong Point Shopping Centre as not true.
On its Facebook post late afternoon on 30 March, the Singapore Police Force (SPF) wrote that they are aware of a false message circulating on social media about two children kidnapped at Jurong Point Shopping Centre on 27 March 2017, and that two men have been arrested.
“The police would like to clarify that the information is not true. There were no reports made to the police of a child kidnapping incident,” the post said.
The police urge members of the public not to spread unsubstantiated information which may cause public alarm – “The police takes a very stern view against anyone who knowingly spreads false information to mislead the public and will not hesitate to take action against such individuals.”