Burglar seriously injures elderly couple
An 82-year-old man and his 75-year-old wife were in serious condition in Queen Elizabeth Hospital last night after being assaulted by a burglar in their Wong Tai Sin home.Saturday, 15 December, 2012, 3:14am
Next time a courier phones to say he can't find your office, think twice before you head out to the main entrance to collect the package from him.
Police are warning that burglars are using this ploy to sneak into offices in commercial and industrial buildings in eastern Kowloon, taking advantage of victims who leave their doors open when going to meet the bogus courier.3 Sep 2012 - 4:20am
Husband of robbed woman catches thief
The husband of a woman from whom a handbag and HK$5,000 was stolen at knifepoint in Lai Chi Kok yesterday chased the thief and caught him. Police said the robber had lain in wait in the women's toilet of a Mei Foo Sun Chuen restaurant.
Two arrested for kicking taxi, assaulting police30 Jul 2012 - 12:00am
A raid on the home of one of the city's top policemen netted a thief more than HK$4 million in jewellery and cash - because the officer failed to follow his own force's security tips.
The valuables were taken from the Kowloon Tong flat of Assistant Commissioner Vincent Wong Fook-chuen, who is due to retire this month, while he and his wife were in Britain.16 May 2012 - 12:00am
Suspected burglar held after seaward dash
A burglar trying to break into a Deep Water Bay flat jumped into the sea at about 3am yesterday when the owner of the flat heard a noise and went to check. Marine police caught and arrested a 40-year-old man for attempted burglary. The suspect and two officers were treated for minor injuries at Ruttonjee Hospital.1 Aug 2011 - 12:00am
Three months' jail for manager17 Feb 2009 - 12:00am
A suspected burglar was found dead on the ground floor of the courtyard of a building in Sai Ying Pun yesterday. The Hong Kong man, 34, was originally from the mainland. He was believed to have fallen as he tried to climb down the drainpipes from the roof of a four-storey building at about 11am. Police suspect that he was attempting to break into a flat on the second floor.16 Apr 2007 - 12:00am
Youths held after drugs are seized
Police arrested three youths including a boy of 15 for trafficking in dangerous drugs after a seizure worth $36,000 from a flat in Wa Fung Street, Hunghom. Officers also seized an extendable baton and a 60cm knife. The drugs seized were 1kg of cannabis, 15 grams of Ice and 30 grams of ketamine.
Court changes considered8 Jun 2006 - 12:00am
A burglar dressed only in underpants fell to his death yesterday while escaping after being spotted by the owner of the home he had broken into.
The burglar, in his 40s, had broken into a 12th-floor flat at Connie Towers in Hong Ning Road, Kwun Tong, at 4.30am.18 Oct 2004 - 12:00am
Police were on the hunt for a trouserless burglar last night.
The man entered a kindergarten in Shekkipmei at 7pm, sending a lone female staff member fleeing into the toilet.
After he left, a $2,000 digital camera was found to be missing. The police have classified the case as indecent exposure and burglary.30 Jul 2004 - 12:00am