Suspicious items used to make flamethrowers found at basement of Shun Tak Centre

12th June 2019 – (Hong Kong) Police received report of suspicious boxes found at the basement of Shun Tak Centre at around 9pm yesterday. A total of 6 boxes were discovered to contain masks, helmets, eye pads, gloves, lighters, spray paints and pesticides. Police also arrested 8 suspects who were loitering nearby. They were being detained and questioned on the source of the items.

Police have not ruled out that the items found were used to make flamethrowers.