In Brief

PUBLISHED : Friday, 14 November, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Friday, 14 November, 2008, 12:00am

Wild pig rescued

A wild pig that was found tangled in ropes in Chui Chuk Lane, Wong Tai Sin, was rescued at about 8am by fire and conservation officers. The boar, which was about two years old and weighed about 50kg, suffered minor injuries and had to be tranquillised. It was under observation in the animal management centre in Sheung Shui. The Agriculture, Fisheries and Conservation Department said it would be released into the wild.

Driver jumps out of burning truck

A driver had to stop and jump out of his truck when plastic goods he was carrying burst into flames on the San Tin Highway in Lok Ma Chau at about 9.15am. Firefighters put out the blaze and no one was injured.

Four men sought for assault

Police are hunting four men after their car nearly hit a pedestrian and they assaulted him at Shek Kip Mei and Un Chau streets, Sham Shui Po, at about 11.50pm on Wednesday. They had fled before police arrived. The victim, 29, was treated for facial injuries at the scene.

Pair hurt in truck crash

A driver and his passenger were injured when his truck hit the back of another vehicle near Tai Lam in Tuen Mun Road at 8.40am. The two men, aged 48 and 49, were treated for minor injuries in hospital.