Teen attempts to break into Li Ka-shing's house

File Photo of Li Ka-shing

A young man tried to break into Asia's richest man, Li Ka-shing's house, but failed, ifeng reported on Tuesday.

Meng Hongwei, a 19-year-old unemployed mainlander dressed all in black, was caught red-handed by police as he tried to climb over at the fence of Li's mansion, which is at 79 Deep Water Bay Road in Hong Kong, on the first day of the Easter holidays on Friday night.

According to the report, the 4-storey mansion on a hillside was completed in 2013, and is heavily guarded by security and surrounded by a fence.

As well as trespassing on the tycoon's property, Meng was also found to have crossed the Sham Chun River illegally and trespassed into Hong Kong itself.

Currently in detention until May 18, Meng is facing charges of both trespassing and illegally entering the territory.