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Man arrested over bakery stabbings

2021-09-19 HKT 15:27
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  • Police are investigating the motive but it is understood the man has a record of mental illness. Photo: RTHK
    Police are investigating the motive but it is understood the man has a record of mental illness. Photo: RTHK
Police have arrested a 40-year-old man for allegedly stabbing three workers at a bakery in Cheung Sha Wan on Sunday morning.

The attack took place at around 7 am at the Hoi Lai Shopping Centre. A 60-year-old woman, surnamed Lam, was cut on the forehead; and a 63-year-old woman, surnamed Hui, was cut on the face. A 39-year-old man, surnamed Szeto, was also hurt, receiving a cut to his arm.

The suspect, surnamed Kwok, fled the scene but later turned himself in to the police.

Police are investigating the motive but it is understood the man has a record of mental illness.

The victims were sent in a conscious state to the Caritas Medical Centre in Sham Shui Po