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  • Jul 28, 2014
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Bank left open after door fails

An electrical malfunction at a branch of Wing Lung Bank meant that the entrance was left open for nearly 15 minutes on Wednesday night with $1 million cash inside.

Friday, 29 July, 2005, 12:00am

Bank left open after door fails

An electrical malfunction at a branch of Wing Lung Bank meant that the entrance was left open for nearly 15 minutes on Wednesday night with $1 million cash inside.

The roller shutter of the bank in San Po Kong was believed to have opened automatically at 9.56pm, according to police.

29 Jul 2005 - 12:00am

$150,000 safe haul

Burglars broke into a house in Stanley Village Road, ransacked the premises and stole a safe containing cash and valuables amounting to $150,000. The occupant told police he left his house at 2pm and returned at 8.30pm when he found it was burgled.

2 Oct 2001 - 12:00am

Suspect electrical fans taken off store shelves

Electrical fans of the brand believed to have caused the fire were removed from shelves yesterday.

Chain store Watson's withdrew Pierre Cardin fans with the model number AT-28T pending test results from the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department.

The fan involved in the fire was an HST-1, which is no longer sold in Hong Kong.

9 Jun 1998 - 12:00am

Safe stolen

A safe holding $200,000 in cash and valuables was stolen from the home of a prominent horse owner in Sai Kung. The 45-year-old man, surnamed Law, received a call from his maid who said somebody sneaked into the house through the roof.

21 Feb 1998 - 12:00am

Break-in nets burglars $15m

Valuables worth about $15 million were stolen from a flat in Bowen Road yesterday.

Police said the thieves tampered with the alarm system to the fourth-floor home of German businessman Nils Thomsen at about 12.30 am before breaking in through a patio window.

Two safes containing gold watches and jewellery were prised open and several large antiques were taken.

3 Nov 1997 - 12:00am