A man tried to rob a convenience store in Sham Shui Po using a nail file, according to local media. The attempt failed.
The attempted robbery occurred at a 7-Eleven store on Pei Ho Street at around 7:26am.
According to HK01, Apple Daily and Sing Tao, the suspect barged into the store and threatened a female employee with a nail file. The employee then called the police.
Patrol officers in the area arrested a man after arriving on the scene.
They made a preliminary determination that the convenience store did not suffer any losses. The scene was sealed for investigation.