Smash-and-grab jewellery thefts have grown in popularity among Hong Kong criminals. Photo: Sam Tsang

From shoot-outs to smash-and-grab: old-school jewellery raids in era of cybercrime have Hong Kong police on the back foot

The number of robberies may have plummeted since its 1991 peak, but hammer-wielding gangs have in the past year made off with more than HK$70 million in jewellery and valuables

Topic |   Crime in Hong Kong

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Smash-and-grab jewellery thefts have grown in popularity among Hong Kong criminals. Photo: Sam Tsang
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