Two men go to work on a jewellery counter with sledgehammers as an accomplice holds staff at bay with a knife during a robbery. Photo: Facebook Two men go to work on a jewellery counter with sledgehammers as an accomplice holds staff at bay with a knife during a robbery. Photo: Facebook
Two men go to work on a jewellery counter with sledgehammers as an accomplice holds staff at bay with a knife during a robbery. Photo: Facebook

In a Hong Kong minute: police launch citywide manhunt after sledgehammer-wielding gang make quick work of jewellery counter

  • The smash-and-grab robbery, which took place in the city’s Wong Tai Sin neighbourhood, saw three black-clad men flee in a car of the same colour
  • One of the perpetrators allegedly threatened staff with a knife as the others broke through the case and stole more than HK$1 million in valuables

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong
Two men go to work on a jewellery counter with sledgehammers as an accomplice holds staff at bay with a knife during a robbery. Photo: Facebook Two men go to work on a jewellery counter with sledgehammers as an accomplice holds staff at bay with a knife during a robbery. Photo: Facebook
Two men go to work on a jewellery counter with sledgehammers as an accomplice holds staff at bay with a knife during a robbery. Photo: Facebook
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