13-yr-old boy who tried to stab ehailing driver to be charged on Dec 3

SUNGAI PETANI: A 13-year-old boy who attempted to rob an ehailing driver recently is expected to be charged at the Sungai Petani Magistrate's Court on Sunday (Dec 3).

Kuala Muda OCPD Asst Coom Zaidy Che Hassan said the charge was made after the case was referred to the public prosecutor.

"The teenager will be charged under Section 393 of the Penal Code,” he said in a statement on Saturday (Dec 2).

The boy tried to stab and rob an ehailing driver in Taman Keladi, near here, at about 6pm on Nov 27.

The ehailing driver, aged 65, did not sustain any injury but instead bit the suspect's hand and managed to disarm the suspect after which the teenager got out of the car and fled.

The teenager's action was recorded by the 'dashboard' camera installed in the ehailing driver's car and the one-minute and 32-second video went viral on social media.

The teenager was arrested by police at 10pm following a report made by the driver at 8pm on the day of the incident.- Bernama

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