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  • Aug 31, 2014
  • Updated: 3:33am


Shop raiders take $30,000

Police are investigating a burglary in which a hole was made in the wall of a ginseng shop in Lok Shan Road, Tok Kwa Wan, and $30,000 stolen.

Wednesday, 10 April, 2002, 12:00am

Macau loser 'invents robbery'

A man, 31, was arrested last night for allegedly wasting police time after he reported being robbed of cash and jewellery worth $42,000 by a gang in Riviera Garden, Sha Tin. Police said he lost the money in Macau and invented the tale to deceive his wife.

18 Jan 2002 - 12:00am

$500 bank heist 'a sign of downturn'

A robber escaped from an HSBC branch yesterday with what is believed to be the smallest amount stolen in any raid in recent years - $500 in $20 notes.

He approached the counter of the bank in Waterloo Road, Kowloon City, and handed in a note claiming he had a gun and demanding $50,000.

8 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

II cat burglar arrested after one-hour stand-off

A mainland illegal immigrant, 22, was arrested for attempted burglary after he was found climbing up a block of flats outside a fourth-floor flat in Chak Sing House, Tin Chak Estate, Tin Shiu Wai.

He was found sitting on the canopy when police arrived and surrendered after an hour.

29 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Brick attack on shopkeeper

A 56-year-old convenience shopkeeper in Hong Keung Street, San Po Kong, was attacked by a man in his 30s armed with a brick in an attempted robbery. The attacker fled after a struggle and the victim was treated for head injuries in Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

6 Aug 2001 - 12:00am

Driver thwarts $1.3m robbery

The owner of a money exchange shop evaded robbers by doing a high-speed U-turn before heading for the nearest police station. The 34-year-old man, surnamed Lam, had $1.3 million in foreign currency in his car when two vehicles tried to force him off the road in Kowloon City on Wednesday night.

13 Jul 2001 - 12:00am

$10,000 North Point robbery

A man, 34, was knocked unconscious and robbed of a wallet containing $10,000 in an attack by two men in Healthy Street East, North Point.

12 Jan 2001 - 12:00am

$480,000 burglary in Kowloon City

BURGLARS escaped from a Kowloon City flat early yesterday with $480,000 worth of cash and jewellery. Police were called to the first-floor flat in Cambridge Road at about 12.30am, after the resident came home to find his bedroom window had been forced open and a safe broken into in the bedroom. Missing were $20,000 in cash, several diamond rings and 11 watches.

30 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

II robbery suspects held

Two illegal immigrants, 24 and 28, were arrested in a Yuen Long park suspected of robbing a woman of gold ornaments and a mobile phone. An 18cm knife was found on one of them.

25 Jul 2000 - 12:00am

Goldsmith's robbery fails

A man suspected of robbery was arrested and his two alleged accomplices fled empty-handed after they tried to rob a goldsmith's shop in Belcher's Street, Western. The 55-year-old woman owner was hurt during the incident. The trio were armed with a hammer, an axe and a knife.

20 Jul 2000 - 12:00am