Date
16 January 2017
Peter Wong (inset) was not at home at the time of the robbery in his Middle Gap Road residence on the Peak. Photos: RTHK, Apple Daily, Cable TV
Peter Wong (inset) was not at home at the time of the robbery in his Middle Gap Road residence on the Peak. Photos: RTHK, Apple Daily, Cable TV

HSBC chief’s Peak home ransacked, millions in valuables taken

Burglars broke into the home of HSBC’s Hong Kong chief executive on Sunday and stole HK$2.4 million (US$309,669) worth of valuables.

Peter Wong was not around when the robbery took place in his Middle Gap Road home on the Peak but some members of his family were believed to be inside.

Apple Daily is reporting that four masked men climbed over the walls of the luxury villa from an adjacent slope and gained entry into the house through a second-floor window.

Security guards called the police when they saw a suspect in the garden.

The robbers made off with jewelry and eight watches. 

The HK$561 million house has served as the Hong Kong quarters of top HSBC executives.

However, Stuart Gulliver, the current HSBC chief executive, has not lived there as he rarely stays in Hong Kong.

Wong also serves as deputy chairman of the British giant’s Hong Kong unit, according to its website. 

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