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SAT 2 Mouse Mop In a video up­loaded to Face­book, a se­cu­rity guard at a bank in Tai Po is seen chas­ing a mouse around with a mop. Af­ter mul­ti­ple at­tempts to hit the mouse with the han­dle, he man­ages to strike the ro­dent and knock it out. The se­cu­rity guard then sweeps the mo­tion­less crea­ture out onto the street.

SUN 3

Foodie Thief At around 6am in

Wan Chai, a Ci­ty­bus em­ployee dis­cov­ers that the of­fice at the bus ter­mi­nus has been bro­ken into, and the pantry has been ran­sacked. It ap­pears that the only miss­ing items are a $3,000 fridge and a $500 mi­crowave.

MON 4

#sleep­selfie At around 6am, a woman buys a news­pa­per from “Sleep­ing Por Por,” the el­derly owner of a Mong Kok news­pa­per stand who re­cently made head­lines af­ter she was robbed, in­cur­ring an in­jury and los­ing more than $10,000. The el­derly owner is known for sleep­ing at her stall. Af­ter leav­ing some money, the woman hov­ers over the stall, pout­ing and pos­ing for selfies with the sleep­ing woman.

TUE 5

Slap School Footage of an in­ci­dent at a Ngau Tau Kok kin­der­garten sur­faces: A child ac­ci­den­tally spills wa­ter on his desk and walks out of the classroom to fetch a broom to clean up. Ir­ri­tated that he did not get a towel in­stead, a teacher goes to put the broom back. When the child fol­lows her out of the classroom, an­other ir­ri­tated teacher or­ders him to sit back down, slap­ping him in the face. She is later fired.

WED 6

Sting­ing Sur­prise At around 2pm, a woman ex­pe­ri­ences a sharp pain in her tongue while eat­ing a pork chop at a restau­rant in Tsuen Wan. She spits out her food and finds a cen­time­ter-long sta­ple in it. She com­plains to a restau­rant em­ployee, who of­fers ei­ther a free meal or some chili oil as com­pen­sa­tion. The woman re­jects the of­fer and in­sists on be­ing taken to a doc­tor. An of­fi­cer from the Food and En­vi­ron­men­tal Hy­giene Depart­ment takes the woman’s meal away for test­ing.

THU 7

Pulling a Mike Tyson A woman un­der­go­ing di­vorce pro­ceed­ings re­turns to her Tin Shui Wai home to visit her son and col­lect her per­sonal be­long­ings. She gets into an ar­gu­ment with her hus­band and phones her boyfriend for emo­tional sup­port. The boyfriend ar­rives at the scene, en­rag­ing her hus­band, who grabs a knife from the kitchen and at­tacks him with it. Fight­ing back, the boyfriend bites the hus­band’s ear, tear­ing off a piece of car­ti­lage.

The woman calls the po­lice, who break up the fight and ar­rest both men.

FRI 8

No­body’s Safe In the late af­ter­noon, a woman is walk­ing on the pave­ment along John­ston Road in Wan Chai when a lump of con­crete falls from a con­struc­tion site over­head and strikes her in the head, draw­ing blood. She is taken to the hos­pi­tal.

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