In Brief

PUBLISHED : Monday, 06 September, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 06 September, 2010, 12:00am

Woman takes tumble down slope

A 69-year-old woman suffered head and arm injuries when she fell down a slope while exercising on Chui Chuk Street, Wong Tai Sin. She was admitted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in a stable condition.

Four attacked with bottles

Four people sustained head and arm injuries while being attacked with bottles during a fight at a karaoke bar yesterday morning. The three men and a woman, aged 19 to 25, were discharged from Pok Oi Hospital after treatment.

20 truck windscreens smashed

Police believe a rental dispute may have led to truck windscreens being smashed at a Ma On Shan village. A driver called police when he discovered the damage at Sha Tin Fishermen's New Village in A Kung Kok Street at about 7am. Police found that 20 out of the 25 vehicles parked at the site had broken windscreens. They are looking for at least one suspect after examining footage from security cameras.

4 plucked from sea after sinking

Four holidaymakers were taken ashore by marine police after their boat sank off Sai Kung. The five-metre vessel was about 400 metres out when it was thought to have hit a rock at about 2.50pm. Two men, a woman and a girl who were on board were rescued from the sea. There were no injuries.

Vigilante stops fleeing mugger

A pedestrian stopped a mugger who snatched a gold necklace from a woman in a Sham Shui Po street. The man gave chase and struggled with the male mugger at about 3pm in Castle Peak Road near Tonkin Street. The suspect was arrested by a police officer, who retrieved the necklace. The two men and the woman sustained minor injuries

200 back bins campaign

More than 200 pedestrians in Mong Kok supported a green group's proposition that there were not enough recycling bins in the city. Members of Greeners Action staged an open drama in the shopping district to raise awareness of the lack of such bins. They donned costumes representing multi-purpose litter bins and those that allow objects to be recycled.

 

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