In Brief

PUBLISHED : Monday, 01 June, 2009, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 01 June, 2009, 12:00am

Centre for ethnic minorities opens

A new service centre for ethnic minorities, run by International Social Service, started operating in Wan Chai yesterday. Open seven days a week, except public holidays, it offers language programmes, computer classes, orientation seminars and counselling. It is one of four being set up with funding from a government grant.

Police investigate acid attack

Police investigating the dropping of a bottle of acid from height on Saturday interviewed residents near Yin Fu House at Tin Fu Court, Tin Shui Wai, yesterday to collect information. A 28-year-old man was injured when the acid was dropped at about 9.40pm. He was treated at a hospital and discharged.

Woman hurt in drunken rampage

A drunken man, 60, attacked a woman, 42, in a flat on Choi Yuen Estate, Sheung Shui, at 7.30am. He punched her face and used a knife to damage furniture. A security guard called police, who arrested the man. The pair were treated at North District Hospital.

Minibus passengers hurt in crash

Six minibus passengers aged 14 to 60 were slightly injured when their vehicle collided with a car while turning into Tai Ho Road, Tsuen Wan, at about 2.15pm. They were treated at Yan Chai Hospital.

Son held after row with mother

A 21-year-old man was arrested for possessing a weapon at a flat in Beverly Garden, Tseung Kwan O, at 10am. Police had been called after the man used a steel bar to damage a doorbell during a fight with his 57-year-old mother.

Gang robs pair of jewellery

Two people aged 24 and 25 were attacked by a group of about 10, and robbed of two necklaces and a bracelet with a total value of HK$55,000 on Ping Lai Path, Kwai Chung.