At the end of the year, criminals are actively looking for opportunities to commit crimes by "making quick money to pass the fat years". A 49-year-old construction worker suspected that a building in the Western District was erecting scaffolding for exterior wall maintenance, so he pretended to be a scaffolding worker. Followed the residents into the building to commit random crimes. In broad daylight, he turned into a flying scorpion. He successfully climbed the scaffolding and sneaked into an apartment with no locked windows. He stole 55,000 yuan in property. The victim called the police after the incident. The police used the multi-angle, high-resolution closed circuit of the building The TV footage arrests the culprits and recovers most of the lost property.
Inspector You Jiaqi, Head of the Intelligence Unit of the Western District Police District, and Inspector Huang Qishen, the Case Supervisor of the Sixth Team of the Criminal Investigation Team of the Western District Police District (left to right), explained the case.
(Photo by Zhu Yonglun)
Inspector Huang Qichen, the case supervisor of the Sixth Team of the Criminal Investigation Team of the Western District Police District, explained the case today (4th) that the building involved is located on Des Voeux Road West Near Water Street in the Western District, and scaffolding is being erected for external wall maintenance. ) at 11:00 a.m., the owner left the building and returned home at about 4:00 p.m., and found that the unit had been looted, including 5,500 yuan in cash, gold jewelry, 3 camera lenses, two computers and several The bank card was stolen with a total value of 55,000 yuan, so the police called for help.
The police arrived at the scene after receiving the report and found that the doors and windows had not been pried. It was initially believed that the thief climbed the scaffolding to sneak into the unlocked windows, and then entered the house to commit crimes. The police searched all the CCTV records of the building. In the clear clip, a suspect was finally identified, and it was discovered that when the plan was posted, he pretended to be a scaffolding worker who was repairing the exterior wall, and followed the residents into the building to commit the crime.
After intelligence analysis and in-depth investigation, the police officers raided the suspect's residence in Tuen Mun yesterday (3rd), recovered all the cash, two camera lenses and two computers, and arrested a 49-year-old man on charges of "burglary". A construction worker surnamed Liang is being detained for investigation. There is currently no information showing that the arrested man knew the victim.
Inspector You Jiaqi, Head of the Intelligence Unit of the Western District Police District, reminded the public that as the year approaches, most burglars choose units with poor security equipment and easy access to "get quick money" to commit crimes. Residents are urged to lock the doors and windows before leaving the units, Window grilles can be added, and anti-theft facilities should be installed in the building. Iron gates can be added at the entrances and exits, and closed-circuit televisions can be installed in different places. Security guards should also remain vigilant. If you encounter suspicious persons, you should immediately call the police.