In Brief

PUBLISHED : Thursday, 10 January, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Thursday, 10 January, 2008, 12:00am

Burglar injures Tuen Mun woman

Police were hunting for a robber after he injured a woman, 26, and escaped with her purse containing HK$100 from her Tuen Mun flat. The woman scuffled with the robber after finding him ransacking her Heung Sze Wui Road home at about 10.45am. She suffered cuts to her face and neck and was treated at Tuen Mun Hospital.

28-year-old in suicide plunge

A 28-year-old woman plunged to her death from the roof of a residential block in Yuen Long. Police said she jumped off the Tai Tong Road building after phoning her female friend, 19, and telling her that she was going to commit suicide. Police said the woman killed herself because she had been experiencing problems in a relationship.