31 Mar '12, 4am

Police urge public not to circulate "kidnap" postings as they may cause unnecessary alarm

SINGAPORE - Police said there are no cases of kidnapping or abductions so far, following investigations. Police said on Saturday that they're aware that postings are still being circulated online, alleging that young children have been led away by strangers in public places. They have urged the public to refrain from re-posting or further circulating unsubstantiated information as this may cause unnecessary alarm. Police said anyone who comes across such encounters or spot someone behaving suspiciously should call 999 immediately. They have advised parents and caregivers to protect their children from becoming victims of crime. They should ensure that young children are accompanied at all times, and should not leave the child out of sight as well as teaching them not to follow strangers. Parents and caregivers should also inform the school or childcare centre if they've ar...

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