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  • Dec 21, 2014
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Search for culprit after hammer and chopper thrown from block

Surveillance has been stepped up at a block of flats on a Shek Kip Mei housing estate after a number of dangerous objects were hurled to the ground from upper floors, including a chopper and a 7kg sledgehammer. The hammer narrowly missed a passer-by.

Thursday, 12 November, 2009, 12:00am

Hammered on way to shop

A man, 31, was hit over the head with a hammer on the way to his father's dried seafood shop in Kennedy Town Praya at about 9am.

1 Aug 2002 - 12:00am


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26 May 2002 - 12:00am

Raider flees after hammer failure

A masked robber fled empty-handed from the Taikoo Shing branch of the Standard Chartered Bank after he was unable to break a protective screen with a hammer. The man, wearing white gloves and a cap, dropped his hammer and fled the bank at about 10.30am.

25 May 2002 - 12:00am

Hammer attack

Tang Man-chiu, 24, was jailed for four years and eight months by the Court of First Instance after he hit a woman on the head with a hammer during an attempted robbery in a lift in Yuen Long.

22 Sep 2000 - 12:00am

Bob Marley on CD good value

The Lee Perry Sessions, Bob Marley and the Wailers (Charley Reggae); Present The Punishers, Sly and Robbie (Mango); Rough and Ready Volume Two, Shabba (Mango) AFTER its Christmas over-indulgence, the record industry plods through the first few weeks of January with few inspiring releases.

28 Jan 1994 - 12:00am