More than HK$150,000 worth of valuables were stolen from a house in Cyberport, Hong Kong Island on Wednesday afternoon.

Officers found a hole behind a safe measuring 15cm by 10cm in a house at Residence Bel-Air, police told HKFP. Both the safe and the kitchen door appeared to have been pried, police said.

Residence Bel-Air in Cyberport. Photo: Apple Daily

Homeowner Ms. Wang, 38, reported the incident at around 4pm after she was unable to open the safe. She said she lost around HK$30,000 and RMB20,000 in cash, two pairs of earrings worth about HK$40,000 as well as two necklaces worth about HK$60,000.

Police are investigating the case as burglary. No arrests have yet been made.

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