City Digest, September 22, 2012
Whistle blower faces court hearing
A 49-year-old man was charged with assaulting five police officers by allegedly blowing a whistle in their ears at the July 1 protest march this year that organisers say drew 400,000. But police say 63,00 marched. He will appear in Eastern Court on Wednesday.
Man arrested after girl of 15 falls pregnant
Police yesterday arrested a 19-year-old man on suspicion of having sex with a 15-year-old girl after she was found to be pregnant. The girl was feeling unwell, so her mother took her to the Pamela Youde Nethersole Eastern Hospital in Chai Wan where tests revealed the cause of her symptoms.
Driver found dazed in car at bus depot
A woman driver was found by police slumped at the wheel of her car at the Wa Shun Street bus terminal, Hung Hom, in a dazed condition and smelling of alcohol. The 32-year-old was arrested for failing to take a breathalyser test and sent to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital to test whether she had been driving under the influence of alcohol and drugs.
Expat's breakfast costs him HK$60,000
A 38-year-old expatriate man had his bag containing HK$60,000 worth of valuables, including computers and a watch, stolen while having breakfast at a cafe in the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre in Wan Chai yesterday. Officers are examining CCTV footage.
Triad suspect held after knives seized at house
A suspected triad member, 32, was arrested after police seized two knives, a metal bar and a small quantity of ketamine from his village house in Ma Wan Tsuen, Lei Yue Mun, at 7.30 yesterday morning. Police officers said initial investigations suggested that the house was used by a triad gang to store weapons.
Amber alert hits travellers to Turkey
Hong Kong issued an amber travel alert against Turkey last night amid protests over an anti-Islam film. Travellers should exercise caution and avoid large crowds. Anyone who needs assistance can call (852)1868.
HSBC issues warning over fake website
HSBC has alerted customers to phishing e-mails which link to a fraudulent HSBC website.