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Man fails in bid to rob 7-Eleven convenience store using nail file

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.

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Photo: Apple Daily.

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.

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Photo: Apple Daily.

Other sources, including TVB and Ming Pao, reported that the suspect was attempting to rob the store using nail clippers.

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Man fails in bid to rob 7-Eleven convenience store using nail file