Toy Weapon

Up Close & Personal: toy guns

Up Close & Personal: toy guns

When I was pregnant with our firstborn, my husband and I decided on a number of parenting guidelines. Some, like no smacking, were agreed upon without much needing to be said. Others needed to be more clearly spelled out, specifically by me to my husband. He called them "the regulations".

Sunday, 28 October, 2012, 3:30pm

Man jailed 41/2 years for robbery with toy gun

A man who fell into debt after his business failed was sentenced in the Court of First Instance yesterday to 41/2 years in jail after he admitted robbing a record shop in Pacific Place with a toy gun in June last year. Dannis Yang Wan-hong, 40, said he needed the cash to pay his mother's medical expenses.

2 Feb 2010 - 12:00am

Councillor in fear after toy-gun find

A Tai Po district councillor believes he is being harassed after a toy gun was found wrapped in a plastic bag outside his office yesterday.

Lo Sou-chour, 52, district councillor for the San Fu constituency, found the plastic bag hanging on a door handle when he went to his office shortly after 9am yesterday.

9 Jun 2006 - 12:00am

Woman foils thieves armed with toy gun

Weapon shatters into pieces as she puts up a struggle

Two would-be muggers fled while attempting to rob a woman yesterday in Tai Po when the toy gun with which they were armed shattered into pieces.

20 May 2005 - 12:00am

Gun scare at library

More than 3,000 people were evacuated from Central Library in Causeway Bay yesterday after a man armed with what appeared to be a pistol walked inside. Officers later arrested a mentally retarded man, 23, who was carrying a toy gun.

2 Apr 2002 - 12:00am

Toy gun seized from man hiding under border lorry

Police using a mirror to check beneath a lorry returning from the mainland at Lok Ma Chau found an illegal immigrant hiding underneath on Thursday night.

10 Mar 2001 - 12:00am

Boys and helpers tied up by raider at Peak house

Two boys aged under 10, an elderly relative and a group of domestic helpers were threatened and tied up by a man wielding what appeared to be a gun and wearing a balaclava who broke into their three-storey home in Mount Austin Road, the Peak.

6 Oct 2000 - 12:00am

Lethal right

Surprise, surprise! Children know where the trigger is on a gun, how to pull it and are fascinated by this lethal weapon.

25 Jun 1999 - 12:00am

Teenager shot by neighbour

A teenager's row with his mother led to a neighbour shooting him with a toy gun . . . converted into a lethal weapon with home-made bullets.

Tai Kai-cheong, 56, first attacked Cheung Chor-lun, 19, and his mother with a slingshot because he could not stand the noise, the Court of First Instance heard yesterday.

23 Aug 1997 - 12:00am

Toy gun robber foiled

A cashier foiled a robbery last night when she realised a pistol the raider was waving at her was a toy similar to one she had bought for her son two days before.

15 Jul 1996 - 12:00am

Toy gun hold-up

TWO illegal immigrants from China armed with a toy gun robbed a couple of $245 and belongings in a Kowloon City garden. The men, aged 17 and 21, fled in a taxi but were intercepted and arrested.

23 Jan 1996 - 12:00am

Toy gun to 'scare' only

AN unemployed man, with a history of psychiatric illness, was caught with a toy gun which he intended to use to scare people in a bank, the High Court heard yesterday.

Lau Ho-ting, 24, had admitted possession of an imitation firearm and Mr Justice Leonard deferred sentencing until December 8, pending probation and psychiatric reports.

23 Nov 1993 - 12:00am