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Blind busker loses her full day’s collection after robbery at Yishun MRT

An eyewitness saw the woman making off with the blind busker's bag containing her earnings for the day

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A blind busker allegedly lost her full day’s collection after she was robbed by another woman at Yishun MRT on Tuesday (30 Apr), around 7.20pm. An eyewitness, Facebook user Jessica Vincent, recounted:

“This blind lady was robbed off yesterday, 30 Apr 2019 at about 7:20pm at Yishun mrt underground towards the Northpoint. Some lady snatched her bag of her whole day collection and run off!” (sic)

Jessica revealed that another woman helped to chase the thief but the thief managed to flee: “The poor blind lady shouted for help! This poor blind lady has been sitting the whole day and how could any human to do this despite how poor one can be? A lot of us saw a lady chasing the thief but the thief got away.”

Sharing a picture of the blind busker and a photograph of the woman (in orange) believed to be the thief, Jessica expressed shock that “such things are happening in Singapore!”

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Asserting that she will make a police report, Jessica urged her fellow netizens to share her post to “make this thief famous and get her caught.” Jessica’s post has since gone viral, with over 10,000 shares and 3,000 reactions on Facebook.-/TISG

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