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PUBLISHED : Thursday, 31 July, 2003, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 31 July, 2003, 12:00am

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.


Half-hearted robbery


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.


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