February Sai Kung police reports

Police cases over the month of February in Sai Kung.

Four burglars from Mainland China were arrested after they attempted to break into the Sai Kung home of actor Francis Ng. The police were notified after the security guard spotted them climbing the wall. The burglars were all arrested before they gained access to the property. The police have have been watching the individuals as they were suspected to be part of a burglary syndicate. Ng was not in the house at the time during the attempted break in.

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Sai Kung Police organised a Youth Mountaineering training programme in collaboration with the secondary students of Sai Kung Sung Tsun Catholic School. The training was to recruit students to become ambassadors of the programme, who will promote hiking safety in the future.

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An elderly man who suffers from dementia was reported missing after he went out for his morning walk. It turns out he had boarded a bus and made the journey to Wong Tai Sin from start to finish twice without paying. The driver noticed he may have been lost and reported to the police who picked him up at the bus station. The police would like to remind the public that there is no hard and fast rule such as waiting 48 hours before one can report a missing person.

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A car crashed into the Ho Chung Che Kung Temple, stopping just short of the main structure – thankfully no one was injured. The driver was not under the influence of alcohol or drugs but said to have mistaken the brake pedal for the accelerator. The case has been passed onto the traffic department for further investigation.

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Crown control and queue management were conducted around the vicinity of the temple in Pak Sha Wan during the Kwun Yum Treasury Open Festival. Worshippers secure imaginary loans from Kwun Yum through offerings in hopes of raising their income in the upcoming year. The operations began before midnight and lasted till around 4am. Around 1,000 visitors descended onto the Kwun Yum Temple.

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Police cross-checked and authorised 28 lion dance permits throughout the Chinese New Year period. The cross checks are done to ensure public safety and to confirm there are no ties with triad extortions.

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A year end report seminar was conducted at the Sai Kung Town Hall on February 24. The presentation is a way for the police to communicate with village chiefs, relevant stakeholders and the general public about the year gone by, crimes in focus and plans for the coming year.

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A report came in about a fight occurring amongst cows. The informant saw several cows at the Pak Tam Chung area and suspected they had been injured. However, the cows had left before the police arrived.

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

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