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  1. Women warned after rape and sexual assault

    Posted Jul 18th 2012, 12:00am

    ... Clifford Lo clifford.lo@scmp.com Police have warned women to be alert and stepped up patrols in Mong Kok after a rape and a sexual assault were carried out within 500 metres of each other early yesterday. The rape of a 22-year-old woman and the assault on a 23-year-old, who had her mouth covered with a chemical-soaked towel before being molested, were reported within 25 minutes ...

  2. Increase in MTR thieves 'fishing' for smartphones

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... And indecent assaults and covert photography on trains are also on the rise, according to official figures. The new trick dubbed 'fishing' emerged last year whereby the thieves, who usually ... Causeway Bay, Mong Kok and Tsim Sha Tsui and in most cases those arrested were from the mainland. Indecent assault and covert photography are also on the rise. There were 69 indecent assaults ...

  3. Corrections & clarifications

    Posted Apr 09th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... The headline, 'Judge's niece slapped second police constable, court told', which appeared on page C1 yesterday, was inaccurate. The court was not told the nature of the alleged assault by the defendant in the case, Amina Mariam Bokhary. We apologise for the error. ...

  4. Boys 9, 10, sought by police over extortion

    Posted Jul 11th 2012, 12:00am

    ... threatened to assault the victim if he failed to pay,' a police officer said. The victim, a Primary Two pupil, returned to the flat on the Sau Ping House, in the same estate, where he has lived ... assaulted. 'The victim is scared. We have to let him calm down and will talk to him again,' a police investigator said. He said officers would contact the boys' school to get more ...

  5. Big rise in student indecent assaults

    Posted Jan 27th 2011, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Phyllis Tsang The number of reported indecent assaults involving students significantly increased last year, police revealed yesterday. Statistics show indecent assault cases involving students rose 38 per cent, from 82 cases in 2009 to 113 last year. This is in contrast to a rise of just 10 per cent to 1,448 in the total number of indecent assaults that police recorded last ...

  6. Guard charged over shotgun blast at mall

    Posted Oct 06th 2010, 12:00am by Danny Mok

    ... was arrested for common assault and had been released on police bail. ...

  7. Teens sentenced for assault on pupil

    Posted Sep 19th 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Loretta Fong Four teenagers who beat a Form Five pupil in Wong Tai Sin on January 9, resulting in his memory being impaired, were sentenced in the District Court yesterday. Law Ka-ming, 17, was sent to a rehabilitation centre, while Wu Tang-kit, 17, Kam Kai-wang, 17, and Lam Chun-hong, 16, were given 240 hours of community service. They were convicted of assault occasioning ...

  8. Student bound over for butting his ex

    Posted Jun 24th 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... Maggie Ng A University of Hong Kong student was bound over yesterday in Eastern Court for a year for assaulting his ex-girlfriend. Prosecution dropped the charge against Kwong Tze-shun, 21, of assault occasioning bodily harm. Kwong had been dating Ginny Tai Hang-yi since last year, but the pair split up in January this year. During an argument on February 2, Kwong hit ...

  9. News - Hong Kong

    Under China's watch, Macau won't return to 'gangsters' paradise'

    Posted Aug 27th 2012, 09:24am

    ... China has firm control on Macau security and crimes despite recent murders, assault. Three murders, hammer-wielding heavies, and a high-profile police swoop have raised concerns that Macau, the world's casino capital, may be backsliding to the bad old days of the late-1990s. And that's even before ex-triad boss "Broken Tooth" ends a 15-year jail sentence ...

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    Job killings becoming rarer, despite latest events

    Posted Aug 25th 2012, 11:12am by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

    ... abuse to physical assaults and even homicide. Losing a job, getting a demotion or having difficulty finding a new position could be triggers that — when coupled with other environmental ...




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