Young Dutch tourist attacked by four people in Wan Chai
The four, identified as South Asian, punched and kicked the man, 18, when the quarrel got physical; they chased him to a hotel, where staff intervened
An 18-year-old tourist from the Netherlands was attacked by three men and a woman in Wan Chai on Hong Kong Island after a quarrel in a bar on Sunday.
The young man, named Plune, was drinking alone in a bar in Luard Road in Wan Chai, which was having a costume party, when he had a quarrel with the group at 4am, HK01.com reported.
The four people, identified as South Asian, punched and kicked him when the quarrel turned physical.
The victim escaped and run back to the Gloucester Luk Kwok Hotel on Gloucester Road where he stayed. However, the four people chased him and allegedly attacked him with a metal signage stand inside the hotel.
Hotel staff stopped them but the four still managed to throw some glass bottles on the floor before leaving the scene. Debris was found in the hotel lobby.
Police arrived but did not find any suspects on the streets or in the bar.
The victim was sent to hospital accompanied by a relative, as he had suffered injuries to his head, face and lost a tooth, the Oriental Daily reported.
Police collected a blonde wig and clothes in the hotel lobby and said they would investigate surveillance camera footage. No one has been arrested so far.
The case has been classed as criminal damage and assault occasioning actual bodily harm.