Murder and robbery case in Tai Po

     Police are investigating a murder and robbery case in Tai Po in which a 71-year-old man was killed this morning (March 14).

     About 11.29am, Police received a report that a man was lying unconsciously inside a shop on 32 Wan Tau Street in Tai Po.

     Police sped to the scene and found the 71-year-old man lying unconsciously with neck injuries inside the shop. Signs of ransacking were detected inside the shop. He was rushed to Alice Ho Miu Ling Nethersole Hospital where he was certified dead at 12.10pm.

     Post-mortem examinations will be conducted later to ascertain the cause of death of the deceased.

     Active investigation by the Regional Crime Unit of New Territories North is underway.

     Anyone who witnessed the incident or has any information to offer is urged to contact the investigating officers on 3661 3368 or 6148 2014.

Ends/Monday, March 14, 2016
Issued at HKT 19:21