Hong Kong sex attacker on the run after assault on 11-year-old schoolgirl
The man, thought to be aged between 20 and 25, posed as a police officer
Police were on Friday night searching for a sex attacker who posed as a plain-clothes police officer and indecently assaulted an 11-year-old schoolgirl on a public housing estate in Hong Kong.
The Cantonese-speaking man, who was still on the run, approached the girl – a Primary Six pupil – on Pak Tin Estate on Pak Tin Street, Sham Shui Po at about 4.30pm on Wednesday, as she walked home from school.
“The victim was told he was a police officer. He demanded to check her school handbook and then took her to a nearby staircase, where she was indecently assaulted,” a police source said.
After receiving the report, police scouted the area but no arrest was made.
The attacker had short hair was thought to be aged between 20 and 25. He was about 1.7 metres tall.
He was wearing a face mask, a dark green jacket and dark jeans at the time of the incident, according to police.