Further update: Police have arrested a 69-year-old man for an offence of Public Nuisance under the Penal Code after he left the baking flour at Woodleigh MRT Station.
Update: SCDF has established that the substance is baking flour. Woodleigh MRT Station has resumed services at 4.20pm.
The Police are investigating a case of “suspicious substance” found in Woodleigh MRT Station. The station is temporarily closed as investigation proceeds. The Police said in a Facebook post that together with the Singapore Civil Defence Force’s HAZMAT officers, they are “managing the incident”.
“Members of the public are advised to avoid the area. Updates will be provided when available,” said the Police. They also called on members of the public not to speculate about the incident.
— Lianne Chia (@LianneChiaCNA) April 18, 2017
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