Trio arrested after street brawl in Yau Ma Tei
The altercation started after a man tried to flirt with a Filipino woman who was already in the company of two other men
Police arrested three men, two of whom were Pakistani asylum seekers, after a brawl in Yau Ma Tei, Kowloon, early on Tuesday. At 1am, the two Pakistanis, aged 46 and 40, were having drinks and chatting outside a convenience store on Waterloo Road in Yau Ma Tei with a 34-year-old Filipino woman who holds a temporary identity certificate, Oriental Daily reported.
A 56-year-old man approached the Filipino and tried to flirt with her. The two Pakistanis, described by witnesses as inebriated, suddenly grabbed a bottle and attacked the third man. He resisted, and the three of them fought on the street.
Police were called and found the third man, whose head was bleeding, in a convenience store. Officers later found the two Pakistanis, both also injured, accompanied by the Filipino on nearby Shanghai Street.
The three men were sent to hospital.
After an initial investigation, police arrested the three men for fighting in public area.