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In Brief

PUBLISHED : Monday, 15 November, 2010, 12:00am
UPDATED : Monday, 15 November, 2010, 12:00am

Suspect held in drugs raid

A 24-year-old man was arrested for drug trafficking after police seized 220 grams of crack cocaine and 260 grams of cannabis buds with an estimated value of HK$300,000 in an apartment in Ching Lai Court, Cheung Sha Wan. Police also found drug packaging tools, and believe the apartment was used as packaging centre.

Man injured in burglar battle

A man was injured after a struggle with a burglar who sneaked into his Tsim Sha Tsui home. The burglar broke open a back door to his flat in Granville Circuit at about 5.30pm. He managed to subdue the stranger and call police. The suspect and the resident were slightly injured but refused hospital treatment.

Woman hurt in frog rescue bid

A woman was taken to hospital after trying to save a frog from a snake near her Sha Tin village home. She picked up a brick and hit the poisonous bamboo snake, which was trying to swallow a frog, outside her flat at Sha Tin Tau New Village. She said some venom from the snake got into her left eye and caused pain. She called for an ambulance and was taken to hospital.

Brothers victims of attack

Two brothers were injured when they were attacked by six other expatriates in Yuen Long. They were ambushed as they were waiting for a bus in Kik Yeung Road near Castle Peak Road. The six men fled after the attacks. The brothers, 32 and 27, were injured and taken to Pok Oi Hospital.

Man falls on MTR track

A visually impaired man, 66, was injured after falling on the track at Kwai Fong MTR station, which has no platform screen doors. He was helped to safety by station staff, and taken to Princess Margaret Hospital by ambulance crew.

Cab knocks down pedestrian

A man was in critical condition after a taxi knocked him down in Tseung Kwan O. The 62-year-old was crossing Po Hong Road near Wan Hang Road when a taxi travelling north in Po Hong Road hit him. He was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital. The 51-year-old cabbie passed a breathalyser test.

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