Mongkok vice operation nets 24 suspects
Police and immigration officers arrested 16 women and eight men in Mongkok during a joint vice-operation. Two local residents, a man, 39, and a woman, 38, were arrested for managing a vice establishment. Police said 14 mainland women, a Thai woman and six Thai men were arrested for breach of condition of stay.
A would-be bank robber walked into the San Po Kong branch of Wing Lung Bank, handed a slip to a woman teller and told her: 'I want $30,000.' When the teller ignored him the man, aged about 40 and heavily built, fled empty-handed.