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Man nabbed in Rochor Canal after allegedly harassing members of a church

SINGAPORE — A 26-year-old man who allegedly harassed members of a church along Ophir Road was arrested on Saturday (Sept 29) after jumping into the Rochor Canal.

In a video that has gone viral on social media, the man can be seen with a police officer in the canal.

In a video that has gone viral on social media, the man can be seen with a police officer in the canal.

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SINGAPORE — A 26-year-old man who allegedly harassed members of a church along Ophir Road was arrested on Saturday (Sept 29) after jumping into the Rochor Canal.

TODAY understands that he had been harassing members of the Church of Our Lady of Lourdes.

In a video that has gone viral on social media, the man can be seen with a police officer in the canal.

The officer appears to be holding on to the man by the arm, while another officer rushes to a nearby life buoy as several passersby gathered at the scene.

In response to TODAY’s queries, the Singapore Police Force said that it had received a call for assistance at 50 Ophir Road at 1.27pm on Saturday.

“A 26-year-old man was conscious when taken to Tan Tock Seng Hospital where he was subsequently arrested for using abusive words against public servant, intentional harassment and drunkenness in public places,” said the police on Sunday.

Police are investigating the incident.

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