Man held over fake coupons for mooncakes
A bakery chain that received more than 700 fake mooncake redemption coupons urged consumers yesterday to buy its vouchers from authorised sellers only. The call from Kee Wah Bakery came after a man was detained on Monday for trying to redeem the coupons and for possessing about 900 more of them. They had a market value of HK$350,000.
Teen arrested after raid on office
A 16-year-old boy was arrested after the glass door and computer monitors in a Cheung Sha Wan company were smashed yesterday. Two attackers wearing masks rushed into the Tai Nan Street West office at 11am. An initial investigation found the attack was linked to a dispute over money, police said. A woman worker called police after the pair dumped hammers and ran out of the office. Officers arrested the 16-year-old as he ran out of the building.
Elderly tourist critical
A mainland visitor, 72, was fighting for her life last night after being hit by a car in Lung Cheung Road, Wong Tai Sin, just after midday. She was unconscious and in a critical condition in Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The crash happened about half an hour after the woman was reported missing by a tour guide.
Man held over heroin
A man, 29, will appear in Fanling Court today after being arrested for trafficking in a dangerous drug. Customs officers seized 1kg of heroin, worth about HK$650,000, in his car in Ma Tin Road, Yuen Long.
A 22-year-old man was arrested and police seized 2.5 grams of suspected ketamine in a stop-and-search in Peace Avenue, Mong Kok, at 2.20am.
Police issued 309 fixed-penalty tickets, 158 summonses and more than 250 warnings to errant pedestrians and drivers in Kowloon East on Wednesday.
No one won the first prize in last night's draw. The numbers were 7, 29, 31, 32, 33 and 35. The extra number was 48. Four tickets each won second prize of HK$329,075.