When drunk, a 51-year-old man using criminal force against a public servant and causing annoyance to the public. And he was arrested after he was seen hitting an Automated Teller Machine (ATM) with a dustbin at Block 128 Lorong 1 Toa Payoh on Monday night (Oct 19).
From the footage of that video, the man using a yellow dustbin to hit the ATM repeatedly while shouting and hurling vulgarities. Then another man tried to stop him and putting back the dustbin upright in its original spot. Both men then walk off together, with one holding onto the arm of the other.
As cited News24xx.com from Shin Min Daily News reporters, an eyewitness named Mr. Cai, 43, said that the man had been drinking at the coffee shop prior to the incident. After paying for his drinks, the man walked to the ATM and seemed drunk.
“He said that the ATM had ‘eaten’ his debit card and was trying to ‘knock’ it out of the machine by hitting it with the dustbin. So I went forward to stop him,” recounted Mr. Cai.
In response to Stomp queries, the police said they were alerted to a call for assistance at 9.37 pm.
Now, the police investigations are ongoing.