Source: Oriental Daily
Translated by: kingkongit27 @ http://asianuniverse.net/forums
A man was attacked by a kitchen knife, suspect surrenders himself to the police
In Tuen Mun yesterday, a man suspected of having a mental illness attacked a man. The victim who is an employee of Vitasoy was on his way to work, a man suddenly rushed out and used a kitchen knife to attack him. The victim's suffered serious injuries on the left side of his neck. The victim received help after escaping 200 meters and was taken to hospital, his conditions are currently stable. As there were Vitasoy strikes a few days ago, the police are worried that it was connected with this case. After a hour, the attacker surrended himself to the police at the police station.
The victim who was attacked has been named Hung, 43 years old and is an employee of Vitasoy. At about 9am yesterday, while going to work from the Fu Tai area. A man suddenly attacked him with a kitchen knife, Hung couldn't avoid his attacks and got seriously injured. A female security guard discovered the victim after he escaped 200 meters. She informed the police and got intouch with the victim's son on his behalf. He was then taken to hospital for emergency treatment.
The police investigating the case found that the victim was a Vitasoy employee, but doesn't initially know whether the incident was connected with the earlier Vitasoy strikes. The police searched for the attacker's weapon and the ground floor of the building taking fingerprint, but did not find anything.
More than an hour later, the suspect attacker Chung, 59 years old surrended himself at the police station. He claimed he was involved in the earlier incident injuring a victim. The police arrested him overnight for enquries. After enquries, it was found that the suspect had a history of mental disorders and that he didn't know the victim personally. The police will investgate further on whether the suspect attacked the victim due to losing control.
The spokesman for Vitasoy stated that the company have been informed that a staff member had been injured and in contact with their family. Since the police are investigating the case, they will be inconvenient to comment further.
Tuen Mun District Council member Chan Man Wei pointed out that there are ex-mental illness patients living in Fu Tai, but never occured any violence before. He will continue to follow the case.
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