Police has confirmed that they have arrested 3 men who were believed to have been involved in an armed robbery at Rivervale Plaza Kopitiam last Sunday morning. Police were first informed of the robbery on Sunday at 11:50am by an employee of the food court.
The employee had reported that an unknown man, armed with a knife had entered the kopitiam office and demanded money. He was found to have got away with $20,000. Police identified the robber during their investigations, and arrested a 48 year old man on Thursday. However, further investigations found several inconsistencies with the employee's account of the incident. It was later ascertained that the employee himself had arranged for the robber to carry out his act. The employee got to know the robber through another man.
Police later arrested all three for plotting and carrying out the armed robbery.