December Sai Kung police reports

Police cases over the last month in Sai Kung.

A 5 month old baby girl was abandoned on December 5 at a barbecue site in Tai Mong Tsai. A ‘lai see’ envelope was found on the baby in which it had ‘5 month old baby, cerebral palsy’ written in Chinese on it. Two reports came in about the incident, the first was made by an anonymous person. The police are suspicious of the informer who provided a fake number, gave no name and cannot be located.

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Burglars broke into an empty house along Hiram’s Highway in December through a locked window. It was reported by the victim’s sibling who visited the house regularly. The total value of stolen property is yet to be determined as the victim is currently overseas.

Suspicious persons wandering outside a residential complex
Suspicious persons wandering outside a residential complex. Photo provided by Sai Kung Police.

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A male in his twenties fell victim to a form of phone deception after accepting a friend request from an unknown female on SKOUT (a mobile social networking app). It was reported that they had 10 minutes of naked video chat through Skype. $1,500 was demanded, to which the victim paid. A further $2,000 was requested and so the victim filed a report to the police.

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The victim had seen a vacuum cleaner for sale worth around $5,000 on a Facebook group. The victim transferred the money to the seller. After waiting six months, the victim has still yet to receive the vacuum cleaner.

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A 20 year old male student was reported missing by his parents after he left to go camping in Long Ke. Attempts were made to contact him several times but to no avail. Police conducted searches in Long Ke and surrounding areas, lasting over 10 hours. Finally, the missing student called his parents to let them know he had moved to a different location due to the bad weather but had no reception to update.

Long Ke
Long Ke

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There were 22 cases of hikers who needed rescuing throughout the last month. Police suggest hikers be adequately prepared and to hike with a group of people.

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A traffic accident left a bus flipped on its side in late November. The bus driver claimed the accident occurred as a result of him avoiding another car driving recklessly. Police have yet to find the aforementioned car.

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Police have been stationed around the East Dam of the High Island Reservoir as a deterrent to taxi drivers that have overcharged customers and to warn them of the regulations

 

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For more information, contact Sai Kung Police Station, 1 Po Tung Road, Sai Kung, 3661 630

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