The man was arrested yesterday evening for bomb hoax on Ta Chuen Ping Street in Kwai Chung. Officers seized a mobile phone in his possession which they believed to be related to the case.
He was detained for further investigations.
A resident reported to the police on Tuesday afternoon about spotting two palm-size rectangular packages in the phone booth.
Police and firemen soon arrived at the scene, and the bomb squad detonated the package by a wheelbarrow robot.
About 100 were evacuated during the operation on Tuesday. No one was injured.
The police believed that the suspicious items were disassembled portable chargers.
Agricultural technology, big data, and other tech sectors continued speedy growth, according to a new report on the global state of entrepreneurship.