Two Pakistani men arrested for snatching paper bag containing HK$190,000 in cash from woman in Causeway Bay


29th May 2022 – (Hong Kong) The police received a report from a 25-year-old woman at about 11pm last Monday (23rd), saying that a man had snatched a paper bag from her on Kingston Street, Causeway Bay. The paper bag contained about HK$190,000 in cash. A passerby assisted in pursuing the robber who then left behind a paper bag before fleeing with cash.

The case was handed over to the Wan Chai Police District Major Crime Squad for follow-up, and after in-depth investigation with the Wan Chai Police District Criminal Department, the identities of the two suspects were identified. Police arrested two Pakistani men (aged 24 and 33) and seized the clothes they were wearing at the time of the crime. The two arrested men are being detained for investigation.