Man arrested on suspicion of attacking 2 people with a knife in Yishun

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SINGAPORE: A 58-year-old man was arrested for allegedly attacking two people with a knife in Yishun on Thursday evening (June 23).

Police said they were alerted to the case at 510A Yishun Street 51 block around 8:30 p.m.

The victims, a 62-year-old man and a 41-year-old woman, were conscious when taken to hospital.

“The attack is said to have arisen from an earlier argument between the two men who know each other,” police said on Friday.

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“The 58-year-old man was arrested on charges of willfully causing serious injury by dangerous means and on suspicion of drug-related offences.”

In a video titled “Cut Incident at Blk 510A Yishun”, posted on the Singapore Incidents Facebook page, at least four police cars and an ambulance are parked at the foot of a Housing Board block.

A trail of dark spots can be seen on the ground leading to a unit in the block.

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The Singapore Civil Defense Force (SCDF) said two people were taken to Khoo Teck Puat Hospital.

Police investigations are ongoing.

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