Robber ties up elderly woman in mongkok shop A robber tied up an elderly shopkeeper and left her bound for five hours in Mongkok yesterday. The woman, 82, was grabbed and pushed into her shop in Prince Edward Road West when she went out about 9pm on Sunday. The robber fled with $1,000. swimmer pulled out of pool in critical condition A 65-year-old swimmer was in critical condition in hospital last night after she was pulled out of a public swimming pool in Ngau Tau Kok shortly before 10am. She was unconscious when taken out of the pool, lifeguards said. Bank executive appeals over jail sentence A bank marketing manager sentenced to two months in jail on three driving-related charges is to appeal against the punishment. Dennis Wong Wai-hung, 47, yesterday pleaded guilty to speeding, driving while disqualified and without proper insurance on May 11. His lawyer asked for a suspended sentence. Sha Tin hosts job fair for manufacturing sector The Labour Department will hold a job fair tomorrow in Sha Tin's town hall, offering 300 manufacturing industry vacancies. Most offer monthly salaries between $5,000 and $10,000. 500 people checked for signs of deadly infection More than 500 people in Kau Wa Keng San Tsuen, Kwai Chung, have been checked for symptoms of Japanese encephalitis, which killed a domestic helper last week. None reported having symptoms of the infection.