Hunt for burglars who broke into five homes on Lamma Island
Three homes in Tai Peng San Tsuen were broken into and police believe the cases could be connected
Police are hunting for burglars ho broke into five homes on Lamma Island over a four-day period from May 25, with a total of HK$143,000 (US$18,349) in cash and valuables stolen.
Three homes in Tai Peng San Tsuen were broken into, with a woman calling police at 11.15pm on May 25 after she saw someone had broken into her flat but nothing was taken.
An expat reported that HK$300 had been stolen from his home at 7pm on May 29, Sing Pao Daily said.
In the same village, a man lost 30 watches, a backpack, a mobile phone and foreign currencies equivalent to HK$300 after his home was burgled at 11.30pm on May 26, the daily reported.
A camera worth HK$4,000 was stolen from a village house in Tai Shan East at 10.15pm on May 25 and a staff member at an office in Tung Shue Long New Village reported to the police that a door was pried, but there was no property in the flat.
Police officers did not rule out the possibility that all the five cases were connected, Apple Daily reported.