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Police appeal to protestors in Yuen Long to leave as soon as possible
Attention duty announcers, radio and TV stations:

Please broadcast the following message as soon as possible and repeat it at suitable intervals:

     Starting from 5pm today (July 27), Police conducted a dispersal operation eastward in Yuen Long and most protestors have already left. However, some protestors are still gathering in the south of the MTR Yuen Long station.

     Police will soon proceed with dispersal and appeal to the protestors to leave the area as soon as possible. They may proceed northward and take the MTR West Rail Line to leave Yuen Long.

     Police warn that protestors may be arrested if they refuse to leave.

     Police hereby reiterate that the protestors are participating in an unauthorised assembly under the Public Order Ordinance and may be liable to a maximum penalty of five years' imprisonment.
Ends/Saturday, July 27, 2019
Issued at HKT 22:03
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