Woman held after weight thrown

PUBLISHED : Saturday, 23 January, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Saturday, 23 January, 2010, 12:00am

A 21-year-old woman was arrested on suspicion of throwing a 2.2kg weightlifting plate off the second floor inside a shopping centre in Tsuen Wan. Initial investigation showed the woman, believed to be mentally retarded, threw the steel disc from a second-floor fitness centre in Concord Square in Chuen Lung Street at about 2pm, police said. A security guard called police, who arrested the woman in the fitness centre. She was held for questioning.