Police officer points gun at resident in Sham Shui Po for alleged armed robbery
On 5 March 2020 at around 3pm, the police received a report of armed robbery in Sham Shui Po. The suspect was claimed to be hiding in the building. Police officers arrived and searched passersby, one of which was pointed at with an MP5 submachine gun. He was also asked to spread open his arms for the search.
The search in the building yielded no findings, and the scene was then unsealed. The police suspected there was filing of false police report, and the case was treated as wasteful employment of the police.