At 4:15 pm today (17th), the police received a report from a passer-by that a police car parked at the junction of Shanghai Street and Market Street in Yau Ma Tei was attacked and damaged by a man holding a stylus and a hammer.
After investigating the scene, the police arrested a 28-year-old man surnamed Chen and seized an 8-inch cleaver in his backpack. He was arrested for criminal damage and possession of offensive weapons.
According to the news, when the police arrived at the scene, they found that the man was prying the door of the police car with a stylus. He then went forward to inquire and seized the cleaver in the man's backpack. Someone confessed that he wanted to enter the police car with a sharp weapon because of insomnia. .
No one was injured in the incident. The case will be handed over to the Criminal Investigation Team of the Yau Tsim Police District for follow-up. The police are investigating the suspect's background and motives. The suspect is reported to be an elevator maintenance worker.
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