KAJANG: The police have arrested a man who allegedly robbed two women at self-service laundromats in Bangi here on Monday (April 5).
Kajang OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zaid Hassan said in the first incident, a 41-year-old bank officer was at the laundromat at Bandar Puteri Bangi when the man approached her with a knife.
"She had just finished washing her clothes when the man pointed a knife at her and demanded for her cash. She handed over RM60 to the man who then fled the scene," he said in a statement on Tuesday (April 6).
He said the same suspect robbed a 30-year-old jobless woman of her mobile phone five minutes later at another laundromat in the same area before fleeing in a Perodua Kancil.
"Based on a tip-off, a Kajang CID team together with police from the Mantin and Bangi police stations raided a house in Mantin, Negri Sembilan about two hours after the incidents. We seized a knife and car used by the suspect," said ACP Mohd Zain.
He added that the suspect had a record for three previous drug offences and is wanted in connection with another drug case.
ACP Mohd Zain said that the suspect had been remanded for six days and added that anyone with information on the case should contact Insp Mohd Raziman Rasid at 019-456 5502.