23 May '11, 3am

iPad 2 buyers in HK hit with white paint - AsiaOne

iPad 2 buyers in HK hit with white paint - AsiaOne

THE couple had been queueing for the much-coveted iPad 2 at Kowloon Bay in Hong Kong for almost a full day. Just as they reached the front of the line, the unexpected happened. Mr Bai and his wife, along with several other people in the queue, became victims of a paint-splashing attack, reported the Oriental Daily. The 70-year-old and his wife joined the queue at 7pm on Wednesday at an overhead bridge near the Kowloon Bay subway station and got to the front of the line at4pmthe next day. They were among five people waiting for their turn to enter the computer shop when a man in his 20s suddenly hurled white paint at Mr Bai. The culprit fled immediately. Eight other people near Mr Bai weren't spared. The police confirmed that two men and seven women, including Mr Bai's wife, were splashed with white paint. Mr Bai and his wife, Madam Mo, 72, Madam Xiao, 66and a 25-year-old I...

Full article: http://www.asiaone.com/News/AsiaOne%2BNews/Crime/Story/A1...

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