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  • Sep 18, 2014
  • Updated: 10:47pm

Robberies

7 dogs dead at robbery site

Robbers bound and gagged a security guard in a locked container and might have poisoned seven dogs before escaping with HK$200,000 worth of electrical cables from a godown in Ta Kwu Ling early yesterday.

Tuesday, 11 September, 2007, 12:00am

Robbers foiled after bomb threat

Five robbers threatened to bomb a trading company with a grenade before binding and gagging five employees in a raid yesterday.

The robbers were attempting to steal hard disks valued at $1 million, but had to flee empty-handed after the victims freed themselves from their bonds and called police.

2 Jun 2005 - 12:00am

Two men rob trader of $1m in diamonds

Two men stole diamonds worth an estimated $1 million from the owner of a trading company in Kwai Chung yesterday morning.

The 30-year-old proprietor of the business, which distributes diamonds and shoes, told police that two men in their 20s knocked on the door between 8am and 9am.

21 Nov 2004 - 12:00am

Bus robbery suspects held

Three men suspected of involvement in a highway robbery of minibus passengers this month were arrested yesterday.

24 Feb 2004 - 12:00am

Gunman kills three in bank robbery

Reward offered for arrest of suspect linked to other crimes

A gunman killed three bank staff and escaped with 340,000 yuan (HK$319,000) on Monday in a daring daylight raid.

1 Oct 2003 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Nepali workers badly hurt in worksite accident

20 Aug 2003 - 12:00am

City Briefs

smoke drugged me, says 'Robbery victim'

16 Jul 2003 - 12:00am

Police rescue three hostages in armed robbery at bird's nest shop

Police broke up an armed robbery at a bird's nest shop in Western District yesterday, arresting five men after a brief hostage incident.

But a search later revealed that about $800,000 worth of the highly prized nests were missing.

A police spokeswoman said: 'We believe some accomplices managed to steal the bird's nest before police arrived.

23 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

WAVE OF VIOLENCE: RECENT ROBBERIES

October 17, 2002: Two gunmen open fire as they run away after snatching a cash box containing more than $1 million outside a Jockey Club betting centre in Ma On Shan.

4 Mar 2003 - 12:00am

FOUR ARRESTED OVER DEADLY BANK ROBBERY

Shenyang police have arrested four suspects in connection with a bank robbery last month during which three people were killed, China News Service reported. The arrests were made after a 21-day manhunt. On 18 January, four masked robbers set off a bomb as a van was delivering cash from a bank.

10 Feb 2003 - 12:00am

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