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Old 14 June 2019, 12:08 PM   #1
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Rolex robbery in Singapore - caught on cctv

One young chap ran away with two rolexes worth about $110k in a robbery.

Better be safe folks. This could even happen in low-crime Singapore. Rolex is really a hot commodity now.

https://www.straitstimes.com/singapo...-from-store-in
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Old 14 June 2019, 12:13 PM   #2
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Hope they catch him. His life is over.
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Old 14 June 2019, 12:17 PM   #3
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So a chancer robbed a store. Why do we need to be anymore careful? He didnít mug anyone at gun or knifepoint! Talk about melodrama!!
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Old 14 June 2019, 12:19 PM   #4
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Forever Rolex watches have been targets for thieves all around the world.
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Old 14 June 2019, 12:51 PM   #5
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One other thing - it wasnít a robbery. It was straightforward theft. Robbery is accompanied by the use of force, threat of force or striking fear into a victim.
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Old 14 June 2019, 12:57 PM   #6
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One other thing - it wasnít a robbery. It was straightforward theft. Robbery is accompanied by the use of force, threat of force or striking fear into a victim.
To steal is to take something without the owner realizing it. To rob is to remove it from the owner who is well aware of it with or without violence. No?
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Old 14 June 2019, 01:03 PM   #7
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Rolex robbery in Singapore - caught on cctv

More like a snatch and run! Just a lowlife snatch thief. He stole one LV and a SARU. The crime happened on a Wednesday, June 12 at about noon Singapore time. By the way, the name of the shop is HJ Watches at Far East plaza @ Scotts Road.

The perpetrator worn a fake Rolex into the shop. The sales assistant took 2 watch for him to try. According to reports, his fingerprints are all over the glass counter. He can hide but he canít run in Singapore.



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Old 14 June 2019, 01:17 PM   #8
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I've been in that shop before, its quite a small shop with no door.
However its very surprising as crime in Singapore is very low, this guy is in a lot of trouble when the police catch up with him.
Although Singapore has caning as a judicial punishment along with imprisonment, sadly caning is not a punishment for 'theft'.
Caning is a punishment for 'robbery' but for robbery there must be in connection with the theft the attempt, threat of or actual infliction of bodily harm.

I hope the shop owner gets his watches back and an appropriate punishment is imposed.
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Old 14 June 2019, 01:25 PM   #9
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Looks like one of those K pop boy band singers
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Old 14 June 2019, 01:30 PM   #10
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To steal is to take something without the owner realizing it. To rob is to remove it from the owner who is well aware of it with or without violence. No?


Robbery is the crime of taking or attempting to take anything of value by force, threat of force, or by putting the victim in fear. According to common law, robbery is defined as taking the property of another, with the intent to permanently deprive the person of that property, by means of force or fear; that is, it is a larceny or theft accomplished by an assault.[1]
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Old 14 June 2019, 02:09 PM   #11
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I wonder how much concern there would have been if the thief had stolen a couple of TAG Heuerís!!
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Old 14 June 2019, 02:45 PM   #12
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I wonder how much concern there would have been if the thief had stolen a couple of TAG Heuer’s!!
The military would get involved and martial law would commence until those Tags were returned. The order to shoot to kill would be issued too, lucky he only stole Rolex's.
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Old 14 June 2019, 02:56 PM   #13
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Old 14 June 2019, 04:03 PM   #14
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I've bought at that store before. I always drop in when I'm in Singapore. The people there are super friendly and event let me try on a Paul Newman once lol. It's Singapore - this fool will probably be arrested tomorrow.
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Old 14 June 2019, 04:23 PM   #15
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I am certain he will be caught soon. No thief escapes from the island!
I am actually surprised no one tackled him while he was running out of Far East Plaza. Maybe 12 noon on a Wednesday is not the busiest time.
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Old 14 June 2019, 04:29 PM   #16
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Crime in Singapore isn't as low as the government would have you think. They hush it up.

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Old 14 June 2019, 04:36 PM   #17
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Video of the guy taking off. As usual the comments on HWZ are hilarious.

https://www.zaobao.com.sg/znews/sing...m_medium=share

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Old 14 June 2019, 05:01 PM   #18
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Lol what else is new? Crime happens everyday and most of them are not reported. Stolen electronics and watches happen very frequently.
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Old 14 June 2019, 05:15 PM   #19
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lol i live in singapore all my life - its really safe. May i ask as someone living in Hk, how do you know about the crime rate here?
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Old 14 June 2019, 06:58 PM   #20
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Yeah, Singapore is the surveillance society, and this guy did it in the tourist shopping belt.

Iím sure the police can piece together from their approximately one billion cameras where he went.

Unless he has left the country, Iíd bet on an arrest within a week.

Singapore is that tiny. And full of crazy rich asians. No wonder he wanted a pair of Rolex watches.


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Old 15 June 2019, 01:40 AM   #21
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It's Singapore, he'll be caught and what happens to him next will be certain punishment. If this was the UK, 7% chance of being caught, USA 5% chance, etc.
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Old 15 June 2019, 01:54 AM   #22
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It's Singapore, he'll be caught and what happens to him next will be certain punishment. If this was the UK, 7% chance of being caught, USA 5% chance, etc.
Some shockers in the UK.
This is my local AD being turned over (again) in broad daylight.
Really decent staff there as well.

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co...iders-10918793
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Some shockers in the UK.
This is my local AD being turned over (again) in broad daylight.
Really decent staff there as well.

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co...iders-10918793
Wow! That's some brazen shit!
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Video of the guy taking off. As usual the comments on HWZ are hilarious.

https://www.zaobao.com.sg/znews/sing...m_medium=share

Can't be that hard to find. He's running in circles.
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Old 15 June 2019, 02:25 AM   #25
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Video of the guy taking off. As usual the comments on HWZ are hilarious.

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why is that fellow running in circles and the police can't catch him?
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Can't be that hard to find. He's running in circles.
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Some shockers in the UK.
This is my local AD being turned over (again) in broad daylight.
How many times were they robbed, and how many have been caught?
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Old 15 June 2019, 04:30 AM   #28
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Some shockers in the UK.
This is my local AD being turned over (again) in broad daylight.
Really decent staff there as well.

https://www.manchestereveningnews.co...iders-10918793
I live in Alty too!
This was a few years ago now.
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Yeah, Singapore is the surveillance society, and this guy did it in the tourist shopping belt.

Iím sure the police can piece together from their approximately one billion cameras where he went.

Unless he has left the country, Iíd bet on an arrest within a week.

Singapore is that tiny. And full of crazy rich asians. No wonder he wanted a pair of Rolex watches.


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Wow really? The rest of the world needs to step up their game then! lowlife thiefs get away too may times
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Old 15 June 2019, 05:08 AM   #30
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Video of the guy taking off. As usual the comments on HWZ are hilarious.

https://www.zaobao.com.sg/znews/sing...m_medium=share

As others have said he's running in circles but dam he has some stamina iv been watching for an hour
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