Hong Kong actor Francis Ng has been charged with one count of assault for allegedly being the perpetrator on New Year’s Day at a Kowloon bakery.
The 48-year-old will stand trial in Kowloon on 9 Feb. If convicted, the actor could be jailed for up to 3 years.
The brawl took place around 740pm on New Year’s Day when Francis was at a bakery along Fuk Lo Tsun Road with his Singaporean wife, Wong Lai Ping, and their maid. According to witnesses, Wong entered the bakery first and got into a quarrel with a shop assistant over her sweeping. When Francis got wind of the matter, he left his car and joined his wife. A few minutes later, a 29-year-old male customer was believed to be hit on the neck and face. The man’s wife called the police.
When police arrived, Francis and wife were waiting in their…