In Brief

PUBLISHED : Sunday, 03 October, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Sunday, 03 October, 2010, 12:00am

Man suspected of drink-driving

A 27-year-old driver was arrested on suspicion of drink-driving after his car mounted a pavement and injured two pedestrians in Sha Tin. The driver was heading to Ma On Shan when he hit two people who were waiting for buses along Tai Chung Kiu Road. His car damaged some fences and minibus stops before it was stopped by a footbridge. A man, 20, and a woman, 61, had leg injuries and were taken to Prince of Wales Hospital. The driver was granted HK$5,000 bail.

Sergeant cleared of sexual claims

Police said an investigation into a station sergeant in the Lok Ma Chau division had concluded no women officers had been sexually harassed, and so no officer had been punished. A Chinese-language newspaper yesterday quoted a woman officer as saying she had been touched several times by a married sergeant in his 40s; the paper also said at least three other officers had fallen victim to him. The division's management received a complaint in May, police said.

Stabbing spree in North Point

A 36-year-old man was arrested after two men were stabbed multiple times with a chopper on Ming Yuen Western Street in North Point last night. The attack left a pool of blood outside a goldsmith's shop. The injured, aged 33 and 46, were conscious and taken to Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan.

2 in 5 teens admit to poor diet

More than 40 per cent of 570 secondary school pupils said they consumed confectionery, soft drinks and fast food at least three times a week. The March survey, held by Baptist University, also found adolescents were bored by the message of healthy eating. It recommended more interesting ways to encourage healthy eating.

Rubbish truck rolls down slope

A rubbish truck parked on a slope on Sham Tseng Tsuen Road in Tsuen Wan skidded down and hit five parked cars. The truck driver and another driver who was in one of the cars were slightly injured. Both were treated at Yan Chai Hospital.

Missing Tsuen Wan man found

Police found a 70-year-old man who went missing in Tsuen Wan in April. Lam Yeung was located on Prince Edward Road West in Mong Kok.

 

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