Man arrested in homealone case A 60-year-old man was arrested yesterday for leaving his three-year-old son alone in their flat. Police were called at 2.30pm after pedestrians in Shanghai Street, Mong Kok, spotted the boy throwing toys from a window. The man, who had left the building to bet on horses, was arrested when he returned to their rented room. The boy was taken to hospital for a check-up was not hurt. Shopkeeper chases thief A 55-year-old Hung Hom shop owner was injured when he chased a man who was trying to steal an air conditioner. The shopowner, surnamed Tsang, shouted at a man who was seen trying to take away one of two air conditioners that had been left in a lane near Ngan Hon Street. The man put the air conditioner down and fled. The shop owner, who was chasing him, slipped and fell. He was taken to hospital with minor injuries. Educator collapses during match A former secondary school principal was in intensive care last night after collapsing during a basketball match in Kwai Chung. Tung Hong-tai, 59, former head of St Bonaventure College and High School at Tsz Wan Shan, was in critical condition in hospital. Mr Tung, who has a history of heart disease and hypertension, collapsed while taking a break during a match in Osman Ramju Sadick Memorial Sports Centre, Hing Fong Road, at about 2.20pm. Two held in row over seating A 39-year-old pregnant woman and a man were arrested after they allegedly attacked an employee at a Causeway Bay restaurant. Police said the couple were unhappy with seating arrangements and that the manager, who tried to mediate, had also been attacked. Protest over landfill Residents from more than 30 Tseung Kwan O housing estates staged a protest against plans to expand a landfill in the district. The protesters, who marched from Tiu Keng Leng MTR station to Tseung Kwan O MTR station, were complaining about the bad smell from the landfill. They also read out an open letter to Secretary for the Environment Edward Yau Tang-wah expressing their grievances.