Dear Motorcycle Owners,
CRIME ALERT: THEFT OF PETROL FROM MOTORCYCLES
Lately, there has been an increase in the number of petrol thefts from motorcycles parked at car parks. In these cases, the culprit(s) would tamper
with the exposed fuel pipes of a motorcycle to siphon the petrol into a
2. These thefts had predominantly occurred at the northern and western
parts of the island, including Bukit Panjang, Jurong West, Woodlands, Redhill
and Telok Blangah estates, and would usually be perpetuated during the night
when human traffic is low.
3. While the police have increased patrols at these locations, we strongly
advise vehicle owners to adopt the following crime prevention measures to
avoid being the next victim:
a) Park your vehicle in a well-lit area;
b) Secure your motorcycle with a canvas and secure it with a lock;
c) Install an anti-theft alarm and ensure that it is always in good working
d) Owners are also encouraged to install fuel locking caps as depicted
below. You can buy one from most shops selling motorcycle parts or
4. If you have any information pertaining to the above cases, or wish to
report any suspicious persons loitering at the vicinity of the car parks,
especially when they are carrying items such as manual pumps and
containers, please do not hesitate to contact the Police at Police hotline at
1800 – 255 0000 or dial “999” if urgent police assistance is required.
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