TWO 15-year-old youths have been arrested for suspected involvement in loanshark harassment.

Acting on information provided by a member of the public, police officers spotted two suspects fitting the description given in the vicinity of Hougang Avenue 4 at about 2.10am today.

A search was conducted and several markers were found in their possession.

Preliminary investigations revealed that the duo had carried out acts of loanshark harassment by scrawling loanshark-related graffiti in the Hougang housing estate.

The two suspects will be charged in the Juvenile Court on Tuesday.

Tip-off leads to arrest