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Protestors occupy carriageways of Prince Edward Road West and unlawfully assemble outside Mong Kok Police Station
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     Earlier today (August 17), some protesters who participated in the public procession in Hung Hom deviated from the approved route and paralysed the traffic by blocking the carriageways of Prince Edward Road West. Some protestors also gathered outside Mong Kok Police Station and used laser beams to point at police officers. Police officers at scene have warned them that they are participating in an unlawful assembly and urged them to leave.
     Police have warned the protestors they should stop occupying the roads. Members of the public in the area are also urged to look out for the latest development. Motorists should refrain from going to the area.
Ends/Saturday, August 17, 2019
Issued at HKT 18:48
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