JOHOR BAHRU: Two teenagers were among three suspects caught by police on suspicion of breaking into a Johor royalty’s house here yesterday and stealing a number of items.
Johor Bahru police chief Raub Selamat said the three suspects, aged 16, 19 and 47, were detained at 11.40am at the location of the incident after a report was lodged at 10am.
Later, however, two of the individuals managed to escape, he said in a statement.
Police seized two cars, a chainsaw, four pairs of gloves, three handphones, one car key and RM150.
“Urine tests conducted on the three suspects showed that they were negative for drugs and did not have any previous criminal records. Police are tracking down the two suspects who escaped,” he said.