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Police conduct dispersal operation in Wong Tai Sin
Attention duty announcers, radio and TV stations:

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

     A large groups of violent protestors continue to block Lung Cheung Road, Wong Tai Sin, aim laser beams at Police officers and hurl bricks at the Police cordon lines. Such acts pose a serious threat to the citizens and officers on the scene.

     Having given repeated warnings to the protestors in vain, Police officers have deployed tear gas and minimum force to disperse the protestors.

     Police appeal to everyone on site to leave immediately and strongly condemn all violent acts of the protestors.

     Residents of the area are advised to stay tuned to the latest situation and if necessary, keep their windows shut and stay indoors.
Ends/Saturday, August 24, 2019
Issued at HKT 21:23
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