Six teenagers arrested after street robberies
Six teenage muggers were arrested after two separate robberies yesterday. In one, a Filipina was attacked by four teens who tried to snatch her gold necklace and mobile phone on Aberdeen Reservoir Road, Aberdeen, shortly after 11.30am. They fled empty-handed when the woman, 37, put up a struggle. Police later arrested the four. In a separate case, a 17-year-old boy was assaulted and robbed of a mobile phone by five teenage boys on Kwun Tong Road, Ngau Tau Kok, at about 2am. Police arrested two 16-year-olds.
WOUNDING CASE LEADS TO DRUG ARRESTS
Two men and two women were charged with possession of dangerous drugs following the seizure of 70 grams of ketamine in a Tai Po flat yesterday. Police also found a gun hidden on a hillside nearby. The arrests follow an investigation into a wounding case in which a man was threatened with a pistol-like object inside a Tuen Mun store, and the discovery of 15 rounds of ammunition in a hotel room in Tin Shui Wai.
passer-by hit by minibus after truck collision
A woman was hit by a minibus after it collided with a truck at the junction of Ning Po and Battery streets, Yau Ma Tei. The woman, 35, and the minibus driver, 60, were treated at Queen Elizabeth Hospital with minor injuries.
DRUGS WORTH $200,000 SEIZED AT BORDER
A 25-year-old man was arrested at the Lok Ma Chau border checkpoint last night with 6,970 tablets of the sedative Nimetazepam, worth about $200,000. The man will appear in Fanling court today on charges of trafficking in dangerous drugs.
Weapons found at home of robbery-bid suspect
Weapons were found at the home of a man accused of attempting to rob a woman in Sheung Wan at gunpoint last week. Unemployed Cheung Hon-ming, 58, admitted that he paid $500 on the mainland for a stun gun and a pair of handcuffs, which were found at his home. He was remanded in custody until July 12.