Torched car linked to triad attack on recycler A car destroyed by fire in Sau Mau Ping early yesterday was the getaway vehicle used by three men who attacked a recycler in Tseung Kwan O on Thursday, chopping off half his right foot, police said. The car found in Anderson Road had been reported stolen in Tai Lam in July. Doctors reattached the severed part of the foot of Tsang Kwok-leung, 38, who remains in serious condition at Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Police believe triads attacked him for revealing their protection scam. Secretary for Security Ambrose Lee Siu-kwong said police were very concerned about the case. Kitchen worker cuts off finger tip A kitchen worker sliced off the top of his right forefinger while trying to cut an 18kg grouper at a Sha Tin restaurant. The man, in his 40s, was working with three others on the 92cm fish in the Lei Garden Restaurant in New Town Plaza when the accident happened at about 10.25am. His colleagues helped stem the bleeding and called an ambulance. He was taken to Prince of Wales Hospital where he underwent surgery to reattach it. MTR's Kai Tak bid rejected The Town Planning Board has rejected a proposal by the rail companies to increase the development density of Kai Tak. A proposal amending the Kai Tak Outline Zoning Plan was submitted by the MTR Corporation and the Kowloon-Canton Railway Corporation. They said the current development density would result in underuse of planned rail links and would hurt the Sha Tin-Central link, which incorporated Kai Tak station. Girl, 4, scalded by spilled noodles A four-year-old girl suffered scalding to her face and shoulder when a bowl of noodles spilled on her in Kowloon Bay. A maid at the girl's home at Telford Gardens Block I was walking out of the kitchen with the bowl when the girl ran into her. Sexual assault trial postponed Eastern Court adjourned the trial of a former Queen's College student and maths contest winner accused of sexual assault until February because the magistrate due to preside over his trial is on sick leave. Jack Hui, 18, now a Peking University student, is alleged to have touched the thigh of an air hostess on an airport bus in January. Two held for parking incident Two suspected triad members were arrested in Yau Ma Tei in connection with an incident two weeks ago in which a car tyre was punctured when a driver ignored a request by two men not to park her car at a metered space in Woosung Street, Jordan. Police took the arrested men to their homes in Sha Tin and Wong Tai Sin and searched the premises. Appeal over missing girl Police are appealing for information about a 14-year-old girl missing in Wong Tai Sin. Tse Wan-yee was last seen leaving her home on the Choi Wan Estate on August 4. She is 1.67 metres tall, with short, black hair and a round face, and was last seen wearing a pink T-shirt, short blue jeans and black and white shoes. Anyone with information is asked to call police on 27032321 or 27032335.