Sat 10 Expensive Fare A 12-year-old boy pays his bus fare with a $500 banknote after he discovers that his Octopus card is out of money. The journey costs $2.50, meaning that he paid an extra $497.50. The driver spots the banknote after his shift, and reports it to the company. Apple Daily tracks down the boy at the bus stop three days later. The boy says that he was hurrying back to school and did not have time to break the banknote. He says he’s too scared to tell his parents. Sun 11 NayTV World At a public event, a publicist at ATV asks Chief Executive CY Leung to record an encouraging message to the troubled broadcaster for its new show, which follows ATV’s progress in paying its staff and tells stories about the company. CY Leung smiles at the publicist and walks away without responding to the request. Mon 12 Paper Trail An undercover police officer is sent to Hung Hom to investigate a spate of newspaper thefts. He catches a man stealing a stack of Chinese newspapers and the thief flees in a van. The policeman climbs into the van, but is pushed out, and his right leg is run over by the vehicle. He shoots at the thief four times but the criminal escapes. The police officer is known for his bravery: Last year CY Leung awarded him the Hong Kong Police Medal for Distinguished Service. Tue 13 Whale Ahoy A 3-meter-long short-finned pilot whale is spotted in Victoria Harbour, the first of its species to be seen in Hong Kong waters. It swims near Tsim Sha Tsui and pokes its head out just outside Harbour City. Experts think the whale is lost, but believe it will be able to find its pack. Wed 14 Ex-cape A 40-year-old woman working at an upstairs foot massage shop in Kwun Tong is told that her former lover is taking the elevator to her floor to look for her. To avoid him, she escapes through the window from the second floor and climbs down, but is trapped inside the locked up patio area on the ground floor and must call the police to be freed. Her ex does not find her. Thu 15 Report the Truth A 38-year-old American causes a scene at the SAR offices of China Daily. He claims that he is being persecuted by the American government and is upset that the newspaper has refused to report his story. While being arrested, he injures one staff member and two police officers. He yells, “CY Leung knows about this! The Chief Executive knows about this! The Commissioner of Police knows about this!” Fri 16 Cop a Feel A Hong Kong Police Force detective appears in court, facing charges of indecent assault. Last Tuesday, while a 33-year-old woman was leaving the police headquarters, the 26-year-old detective is said to have pulled her aside, saying he needed to carry out a full-body search. He allegedly led her to a toilet in the basement and touched her breast twice. She did not dare to inform the police until after she left the station.