A 12-year-old boy has been arrested for his suspected involvement in two indecent assaults reported recently in Kwun Tong.

Police received a report from a 27-year-old woman on December 6 that she was assaulted by a boy when she passed by the Yau Lai Estate. On Saturday (January 2) a 16-year-old girl alerted the police after the same thing happened to her.

A Hong Kong police vehicle. Photo: Wikicommons.

Following investigation by the police’s crime unit, a 12-year-old boy whose family name is Siu was arrested on Monday. The suspect has since been released on bail.


Vivienne Zeng

Vivienne Zeng is a journalist from China with three years' experience covering Hong Kong and mainland affairs. She has an MA in journalism from the University of Hong Kong. Her work has been featured on outlets such as Al Jazeera+ and MSNBC.