Shelves for popular rice brands in some of Hong Kong’s supermarkets were almost empty on Thursday. Photo: May Tse Shelves for popular rice brands in some of Hong Kong’s supermarkets were almost empty on Thursday. Photo: May Tse
Shelves for popular rice brands in some of Hong Kong’s supermarkets were almost empty on Thursday. Photo: May Tse

Coronavirus: two arrested for allegedly stealing rice from Aeon supermarket in Hong Kong amid shortage fears due to pandemic

  • Police stopped the pair outside Aeon supermarket in Hung Hom on Friday and found six packs of rice, totalling 12kg, on them
  • On Tuesday, a security guard chased a man after seeing him stealing three packs of rice weighing 15kg in total from the same store

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Shelves for popular rice brands in some of Hong Kong’s supermarkets were almost empty on Thursday. Photo: May Tse Shelves for popular rice brands in some of Hong Kong’s supermarkets were almost empty on Thursday. Photo: May Tse
Shelves for popular rice brands in some of Hong Kong’s supermarkets were almost empty on Thursday. Photo: May Tse
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