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Correctional officers stop fight among persons in custody

     Correctional officers at Tong Fuk Correctional Institution on Lantau Island stopped a fight among persons in custody today (February 2).

     At 10.55am today, two male persons in custody, aged 38 and 39 respectively, were found fighting in the workshop. Officers at the scene immediately stopped the fight and called for reinforcement.

     During the incident, one of the persons in custody sustained injury to his head and face while the other sustained injury to his head, shoulder, hand etc. Both were not required to be referred to a public hospital after receiving examination and treatment from the institution Medical Officer.

     The case has been reported to the Police for investigation.

     The two persons in custody were sentenced to imprisonment for the offence of theft.

Ends/Saturday, February 2, 2019
Issued at HKT 19:38