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Police strongly condemn violent acts in Tin Shui Wai
     Officers of Tin Shui Wai Police Station last night (July 30) arrested three men while handling a criminal damage and common assault case on Tin Sau Road, during which protestors gathered and besieged Tin Shui Wai Police Station requesting to release the arrested persons.

     At around 2.45am today (July 31), Police received multiple reports that a private car passing by Tin Shui Wai Police Station discharged fireworks at the protestors and left. Five of the six injured were sent to Tin Shui Wai Hospital in conscious state. The remaining man refused to be sent to the hospital.

     The case was classified as assault occasioning actual bodily harm, using false instrument, theft from vehicles and discharging firework without permit. Investigation by District Crime Squad of Yuen Long is underway.

     Police strongly condemn these violent acts, and will spare no effort in investigating all illegal and violent acts. Police are capable and determined to maintain law and order and will not tolerate any violence.
Ends/Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Issued at HKT 17:23
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