Police received a report at 11.23am, which said that a parking meter on Kimberly Street in Tsim Sha Tsui was missing. The parking meter was suspected to be stolen.

Officers then arrived at he scene upon receiving the report. Primary investigation suggested that someone unscrewed the parking meter and then stole it.

Officers also contacted the driver who parked the car at that spot for more information.

The case was listed as theft for the moment, and no one was arrested so far.

As one of the Smart Mobility initiatives, the Transport Department has commenced the installation of about 12,000 new parking meters in phases from January onwards.

It was understood that the missing parking meter is one of the new parking meters that has been installed for less than six months.