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Explicit video of young school girl with a man circulated online, Singapore News

An explicit video of a young girl in a secondary school uniform was circulated online last week. The three-minute video, which appears to have been taken at a staircase landing, shows her performing various sex acts with an unidentified man. The girl, whose face can be seen, appears to be a minor. She was wearing the uniform of an all-girls school. The New Paper understands a police report has been made. A Ministry of Education (MOE) spokesman told TNP the school had found the girl is not a current student.…

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2-year-old girl left “screaming and crying for help” after being pinned down by boy at IKEA Tampines, Singapore News

IKEA is investigating an incident where a two-year-old girl was pinned down by a three-year-old boy in the play area of its Tampines outlet last Thursday (Feb 7). Stomp contributor Chanel, who is the aunt of the two-year-old girl, said she was with her brother and her sister-in-law when they witnessed the incident at around 3.45pm. Chanel told Stomp: “Adults are not allowed to accompany children into the Småland play area so we watched from the window. “My niece had gone in for only five minutes when I saw a…

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16-year-old girl arrested for setting 3 fires at Circuit Road, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A 16-year-old girl has been arrested for her suspected involvement in mischief by fire, the police said in a statement on Sunday (Dec 30). The authorities were alerted to the fire at the void deck of Block 34 Circuit Road around 3.30am on Saturday. The Straits Times understands that she had set fire to a mattress at the void deck. No injuries were reported. Officers from Bedok Police Division established the identity of the teenager through ground inquiries and with the aid of camera footage, and arrested her…

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Childcare centre Maple Bear apologises after misunderstanding involving elderly man and 4-year-old girl, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Childcare centre Maple Bear on Thursday (Dec 20) said that it has very clear standard operating procedures for dismissal times involving children under its care, after a misunderstanding occurred when an elderly man tried to pick up a four-year-old girl at the centre. In a statement posted on Maple Bear’s Facebook page on Thursday, chief executive Patricia Koh said that all Maple Bear schools have pledged to create a safe, secure and stimulating environment for all young children. “It always takes something like this to keep us on…

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Elderly man who tried to pick up girl from childcare centre had ‘no malicious intent’, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – An elderly man who had been investigated for picking up a child who was not related to him from a childcare centre in Tiong Bahru was innocent. On Tuesday (Dec 18), Tiong Bahru Village, a community page, had said in a Facebook post that an elderly man had tried to pick up a four-year-old girl from Maple Bear childcare centre along Havelock Road. A report was lodged and the incident was being investigated, the authorities said in a statement on Wednesday. However, Tiong Bahru Village posted an update…

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Motorist whose speeding car hit and killed 4-year-old girl in Bukit Batok gets 6 weeks’ jail, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A former condominium manager was speeding while driving his housemate’s car in Bukit Batok last year and it hit a four-year-old girl who died in the accident. The Straits Times understands that the child, Eleanor Tan Si Xuan and her family’s Myanmar national maid, Ms Su Su Hlaing, 38, were jaywalking when the incident occurred. The motorist, Sai Mee Chun, 54, who is now jobless, was sentenced to six weeks’ jail and disqualified from driving all classes of vehicles for five years on Thursday (Dec 6) after pleading…

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3 years’ jail for car dealer who had consensual sex with 11-year-old girl, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – A car dealer befriended an 11-year-old girl and had consensual unprotected sex with her on two occasions. Li Jixian, 25, pleaded guilty on Thursday (Nov 22) to two counts of sexually penetrating the underage Vietnamese girl and was sentenced to three years’ jail. Deputy Public Prosecutor Asoka Markandu said the Singaporean got to know the girl via social media platform WeChat in April 2016. After chatting for a few days, they met for the first time later that month at a shelter beside a playground near the girl’s…

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Police, MSF probing alleged abuse of young girl forced to kneel while getting slapped in Ikea carpark, Singapore News

A video of a young girl, who is made to kneel in public before a man slaps her hard on the face, has sparked outrage. So much so that the alleged abuse has been reported to both the police and the Ministry of Social and Family Development (MSF), which are now investigating the incident. In the video, taken at about 9pm on Monday, the girl, who looks to be of primary school age, is seen kneeling next to a white car in the carpark of Ikea Tampines. A man, believed…

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19-year-old foodpanda rider and 7-year-old girl among 4 taken to hospital after Woodlands accident, Singapore News

SINGAPORE – Four people, including a 19-year-old foodpanda rider and a seven-year-old girl, were taken to hospital on Saturday (Oct 27) after a traffic accident in Woodlands. All four were conscious when taken to hospital. The Straits Times understands that they suffered superficial injuries. A video posted in the 50 Shades Blacker (Singapore) Facebook page on Sunday shows footage from a dashboard camera playing on a computer screen. As the vehicle with the dashcam drives along a bend, a car suddenly comes into view from the opposite direction in the…

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