Woman threatens to jump off Ho Shun King Building in Yuen Long after losing HK$1m savings over phone scam

Ho Shun King Building

9th December 2022 – (Hong Kong) At 7.40 this morning (9th), the police received a report from a resident of Ho Shun King Building, No. 3 Fung Yau Street South, Yuen Long, alleging that his aunt had lost nearly HK$1 million savings due to a phone scam earlier. Feeling depressed, she suddenly became emotional this morning and threatened to jump off a building to commit suicide. The police and firefighters rushed to the scene, but the victim finally calmed down, and she was believed to be in a safe place.

If you have suicidal tendencies or depression, please call the 24-hour multi-lingual hotline at The Samaritans Hong Kong : 28960000.