Police ask for public's help finding two missing persons

PUBLISHED : Monday, 22 July, 2013, 9:27pm
UPDATED : Monday, 22 July, 2013, 9:42pm

Police have appealed for help in finding a 14-year-old autistic boy who went missing while shopping with his mother in Causeway Bay on Monday afternoon.

The Japanese boy, whom police identified only as Yamaguchi, was shopping with his 53-year-old mother in the supermarket secton of the Sogo department store in Hennessy Road at about 2.30pm.

He was wearing a white short-sleeve shirt, white shorts and white sports shoes, and was carrying a tablet computer at the time he vanished, according to police.

The teenager, the holder of a Hong Kong identity card, is about 1.7 metres tall with short black hair.

Anyone with information should call the police at 3660 7410 or 3660 7411 or contact a police station.

Separately, police are looking for Malaysian tourist Quek Chi-shung who went missing from a park in Yuen Long.

The search began after the 33-year-old man was reported missing from a camp site in Tai Lam Country Park, Yuen Long, on Sunday night.

He arrived Hong Kong on Saturday and attended a religious event at the camp site.

Quek, who is understood to have a history of mental illness, was last seen at the camp site on Sunday evening before he went to toilet. 

Police said he was last seen wearing a white short-sleeved T-shirt, white trousers and a pair of sandals.

He is about 1.75 metres tall, weighs 65 kilograms, and has short black hair.

Anyone with information should call the police at 3661 3128 or contact a police station.