Two cases in two days! Businessman loses $ 10 million foreign currency couple loses $ 200,000
2020-01-11


On Saturday morning (11th), a male jewelry merchant in Tsim Sha Tsui was robbed by four bandits to a luggage bag carrying more than $ 10 million in foreign currency. According to statistics, there have been multiple robberies since the end of last year. Among them, three bandits in Mong Kok on Friday (10th) robbed a couple of money changers. Off-duty police officers subdued two thieves, including a 16-year-old. Regarding the frequent occurrence of recent robberies, the police earlier pointed out that the robberies in the first 11 months of last year increased by 28% year-on-year, from one every three days in previous years to one every other day this year, and the robberies have doubled. Earlier, Li Guihua, a senior police superintendent of the Organized Crime and Triad Investigation Division of the Police, pointed out that there were two causes for the crime, one was social ethics and the other was opportunity.


Jewelry businessman was robbed by four bandits and lost about 10 million Hong Kong dollars in foreign currency


The incident occurred on Saturday morning, with robberies in Tsim Sha Tsui and Tuen Mun! The incident occurred at 8 am on Saturday (11th). When a man passed by 25 Chatham Road South, Tsim Sha Tsui, several suspicious persons approached the victim and snatched his luggage. The thief fled immediately and the police are investigating the incident. Sources said that when one of the thieves escaped, he accidentally dropped his wallet and remained at the scene of the incident. Police officers seized the investigation.


Tuen Mun man claims to be robbed of "Golden Labor" injured and intercepted by ambulance for help


Another robbery occurred at about 7 am this morning. A man walked out of the road across Qingtian Road, Tuen Mun, and stopped an ambulance passing by the upper site. The man reported that he was robbed of a golden Rolex watch, and his eyelids and mouth bleed, with blood flowing across his face, and asked the ambulanceman to send him to hospital. The man was soberly taken to Tuen Mun Hospital for treatment. Police are investigating the incident.


Frequent robbery: robbery increased last year


In recent months, robberies have been frequent. According to police statistics, there were a total of 147 robberies in the previous year, of which 94 were detected. The number of robberies from January to November was 133, of which 75 were detected. From January to November last year, there were 170 cases of robbery, of which 62 were detected, 37 more than the same period of the previous year. As for the robbery of gold shops / jewelry shops / watch shops in the whole year before last year, all of them were detected.


From January to November last year, the police detected three of them and the remaining two were detected in December. From January to November last year, there were 13 robberies in gold shops / jewellery shops / watch shops, of which only 3 were detected, which is 8 more than the number of robberies in the same period of the previous year.


Source: HK01