50-year-old man arrested over slashing incident at coffee shop


Police officers investigating the scene of a slashing attack at the coffee shop, along Hougang Avenue 8. PHOTO: SHIN MIN READER.

SINGAPORE: Infuriated that he was asked to get a cup of ice on his own, a 50-year-old customer took a knife and lashed out at the manager of an Hougang coffee shop in the wee hours of Sunday (Dec 24).

A police spokesman said that the man has been arrested for voluntarily causing hurt with dangerous weapons or means, and investigations are ongoing.

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