Last Week In Re­al­ity

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SAT 13

One of Their Own A 14-yearold girl re­turns to the video game ar­cade where she lost her mo­bile phone and wal­let and re­al­izes they have been stolen. She calls the po­lice, who ar­rest a sus­pect at the scene. Be­liev­ing that an­other sus­pect left the ar­cade with the stolen items, the po­lice look through sur­veil­lance footage and iden­tify the sus­pect as a fel­low of­fi­cer in the Nar­cotics Bureau. She is later ar­rested.

SUN 14

Smash­ing Tale In the small hours, a large shop win­dow on Ar­gyle Street cracks into tiny pieces, set­ting off the se­cu­rity alarm. On in­ves­ti­ga­tion, po­lice sur­mise that the glass cracked of its own ac­cord.

MON 15

Just in Case A photo up­loaded to Face­book goes vi­ral: A woman is pic­tured sit­ting with her daugh­ter on the MTR, hold­ing an open um­brella. En­raged ne­ti­zens point out that it is in­aus­pi­cious to open an um­brella in­doors, es­pe­cially dur­ing the Hun­gry Ghost Fes­ti­val.

TUE 16

Rail Rage Kowloon Tong MTR sta­tion: Seem­ingly dis­sat­is­fied with how she got in his way, a man slaps a woman twice across the face. The woman falls to the ground un­con­scious. MTR staff call the po­lice, who ar­rest the man at the scene.

WED 17

Shit Hap­pens On Tolo High­way, an eight-ve­hi­cle crash in­volv­ing cars, trucks and a desludg­ing ve­hi­cle leaves three driv­ers and pas­sen­gers trapped, and sewage spew­ing onto the high­way. Fire­men ar­rive to free the trapped in­di­vid­u­als, who are sent to hos­pi­tal with mi­nor in­juries.

THU 18

Hang­ing Jus­tice Out­side the en­trance to a tem­ple in Kwun Tong, a 32-year-old man at­tempts to steal money from an of­fer­ing box us­ing a clothes hanger. A wit­ness calls the po­lice, who ar­rest the man.

FRI 19

Man Up A video on Face­book goes vi­ral: A woman who ap­pears to be preg­nant is shown beat­ing up a man near Hol­ly­wood Plaza in Mong Kok. She be­rates him for leav­ing her af­ter get­ting her preg­nant, and de­mands that he marry her. The man cries for help from passersby while the beat­ing per­sists for some 20 min­utes. The po­lice even­tu­ally ar­rive and ar­rest the cou­ple for fight­ing in pub­lic.

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