As of early this morning (9th), the police received at least 11 reports, all of which involved people in Hong Kong and Kowloon different money exchange shops getting red oil. The first report occurred at 3:15 in the morning. A change shop was located at 97 Shanghai Street, Yau Ma Tei. It was reported that the shop signs and iron gates were stained with red oil. The police officers arrived at the scene to criminalize the case.
Later, at Shop No. 330, King's Road and Shop No. 1, 278-288 King's Road, North Point, two money change companies with the same name as the money-changing shops involved in the Shanghai Street case also reported successively that they were red. During the investigation, the police seized a soda cup suspected of being loaded with red oil near the crime scene at No. 278-288 King's Road.
It is reported that some of the same-named money-changing shops involved the words "Group Management, Confidence Guarantee" written outside the branch.
In addition, at 5:44 in the morning, there was also a torture case at a money-changing shop at 37U Jordan Road. When a passerby was suspected, he witnessed the police for help. Police officers arrived at the scene and found that the signboard on the left side of the above-mentioned money-changing store and the footpath in front of the door also had red oil stains. Later, they inspected the scene and closed-circuit TV footage in the vicinity.
In addition, at 6:52 a.m., the police received another report alleging that the redemption shop at the ground floor of Mobil Master Plaza was also stained with red oil, and the shop's signature iron gates were stained with red oil. There is also a money-changing shop on the ground floor of No. 85 Yuanzhou Street, Sham Shui Po.
From 11:55 to 12:10 in the morning, there were five consecutive money-changing shops reporting in 15 minutes. They were located at Shanghai Street, Nathan Road, Jordan Road and King's Road in North Point, Yau Ma Tei. oil. After investigation, the police found that some of the money-changing shops also had the same name as the shop that reported the case earlier, and all of the cases were listed as criminal damage. No one was arrested. The cases were handed over to the Criminal Investigation Teams of Eastern District and Yau Tsim District respectively. It is not ruled out that the same gang committed the crime, but the motive remains to be investigated.