In Brief

PUBLISHED : Tuesday, 16 December, 2008, 12:00am
UPDATED : Tuesday, 16 December, 2008, 12:00am

Woman injured by bus

A 78-year-old woman was injured when a bus reversed into her as she was crossing Kin Wah Street, North Point, at about 8.30am yesterday. She was taken conscious to Ruttonjee Hospital for treatment to her hand and face. Police said the bus driver passed a breathalyser test and no one was arrested.

Husband arrested over row

Police arrested a 56-year-old man after he banged his wife's head against the floor during a row in their flat at Chung Wa House, Tin Chung Court, in Tin Shui Wai. The woman, 53, was treated in hospital for minor head injuries.

Man flees after robbing flat

Police are looking for a man aged about 40 who escaped with HK$5,000 and gold ornaments from a flat in Hoi Pa Street, Tsuen Wan, at about noon. He ran downstairs when he was spotted by an 82-year-old woman living in the flat. A search was mounted but no one was arrested.

Suspected burglar held

Police arrested a suspected burglar and recovered stolen property in an eatery in Clear Water Bay Road, Choi Hung, at about 1am. The man, 37, was found carrying two bags containing a computer, dozens of cigarette packets and HK$600.

Driver hurt as taxi crashes

A taxi driver, 62, suffered injuries to his head, mouth and hand when his vehicle rammed a concrete embankment and overturned in Wan Po Road, Tseung Kwan O.

Police seek restaurant attacker

A youth was being hunted by police after a diner, 43, was attacked at a restaurant in Temple Street, Yau Ma Tei, at about 1.30am. The victim was treated in Queen Elizabeth Hospital for minor injuries.

Truck bursts into flames

A short circuit is suspected to have caused a truck to catch fire in Tsing Yi Hong Wan Road, Tsing Yi. The driver, 51, jumped out of the vehicle when it burst into flames at about 12.30am.