- Police said they received report at 7.26am on Saturday from the residence along Big Wave Bay Road of person acting suspiciously
- Suspect, identified as a 31-year-old mainland Chinese man, arrested for attempted burglary
A man has been arrested after a suspected break-in attempt at the super-deluxe mansion of Hong Kong second-generation tycoon Richard Li Tzar-kai in the seaside retreat of Shek O.
Police said they received a report at 7.26am on Saturday from the residence along Big Wave Bay Road of a person acting suspiciously, with the caller suspecting a case of attempted burglary.
Officers arrived at the scene and found that no property had gone missing at the mansion after a preliminary check.
The suspect, identified as a 31-year-old mainland Chinese man, was arrested for attempted burglary. A criminal investigation team in Eastern district is following up on the matter.
The site is owned by Shek O Development Company. According to Land Registry information, the company leased the site to Richard Li for 75 years in 1999.
Li is the younger son of Li Ka-shing and chairman of telecoms and media giant PCCW.
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The tranquillity and scenic views of Big Wave Bay, located on the southeastern tip of Hong Kong Island, makes it popular among the rich and famous.
Pony Ma Huateng, co-founder of Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings, also has an address in Shek O.
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