3 thieves break into dried seafood store in Aberdeen and makes off with HK$702,000 worth of dried seafood and cash


24th May 2022 – (Hong Kong) At 9.38am this morning (24th), when the man in charge of a seafood shop surnamed Lam (66 years old) on the upper floor of Port Centre in Aberdeen returned, he found that the lock of the door was missing and some of the dried seafood were stolen. He immediately called the police for help.

The police arrived at the scene, and after counting with the person in charge, it was confirmed that a batch of ginseng and seafood worth about HK$700,000 and HK$2,000 in cash were stolen. The police later checked the relevant “CCTV” clips and found that there were 3 thieves involved.

Two sneaked into the store to search, and one stood guard outside the shop. They used four nylon bags to transport seafood away. After a preliminary investigation, the case was classified as “theft” and was handed over to the Western District Police District Criminal Investigation Team for follow-up. No arrests have been made so far. The police are looking for three local men, aged between 30 and 40, about 1.7 meters tall who were wearing black shirts, black pants, black shoes and black hats during the crime.