Couple arrested after boy found home alone A couple were arrested yesterday over suspected neglect of their five-year-old son after leaving him at home in the Lok Ma Chau district. An initial investigation showed they left their son alone at their Kwu Tung home at about 9.45pm on Tuesday. They returned at about 12.15am and later left. The alleged neglect was discovered at 4.20am, when the pair had a row in Fu Hing Street, Sheung Shui. The woman called police, who escorted the couple to their flat and found the boy alone. HK$2.9m haul of illegal cigarettes Customs officers arrested a 20-year-old driver and seized HK$2.9 million worth of illicit cigarettes after intercepting trucks in Yuen Long and Tai Po at 10.45am and 11.15am, respectively. The other driver fled when his truck was stopped on its way to Tai Po. Officers said the 125 boxes of cigarettes were smuggled from Shenzhen and unloaded at the Shan Pui River, Yuen Long. Items torched outside flats Discarded items such as papers, a carpet and a folding table were torched outside two units in a residential block in Lok Shan Road, Ho Man Tin, at 4.45am. Tenants doused the flames. 2 officers, 3 girls hurt in crash Two policemen and three sisters aged seven, nine and 11, were injured when a police van and a car collided in Cape D'Aguilar Road, Shek O, at about 3.30pm. They were treated at Eastern Hospital. Help sought to find missing teen Police appealed for help to find 15-year-old Yam Shuk-han who went missing after she left her home at Lung Tsai Tsuen on Cheung Chau on May 11. Contact police on 2986 0231 or 2986 0211. Taxi driver, passenger trapped A taxi driver and his passenger were trapped, and had to be freed by firemen after he lost control of his car, which crashed into a ditch and overturned off the San Tin Highway, Lok Ma Chau, at about 5am. The men were treated in hospital.