An off-duty police sergeant was slashed in the face in Hong Kong as he tried to arrest a suspect on Thursday morning. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong police sergeant slashed across face with razor during arrest of suspect

  • Off-duty officer was trying to detain 72-year-old man accused of damaging election banner in Sheung Shui on Thursday
  • Suspect arrested on suspicion of criminal damage and assaulting a police officer
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An off-duty police sergeant was slashed in the face in Hong Kong as he tried to arrest a suspect on Thursday morning. Photo: Handout
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Christy Leung

Christy Leung

Christy writes about crime and security-related stories for South China Morning Post's city desk.