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Police deploy tear gas to stop violent acts of rioters in Causeway Bay and Wan Chai
Attention duty announcers, radio and TV stations:
Please broadcast the following message as soon as possible and repeat it at suitable intervals:

     Since 1pm today (May 24), a group of protestors assembled in Causeway Bay. Some rioters assaulted police officers and threw hard objects at them. Hennessy Road, Yee Wo Street and Fleming Road were blocked by rioters with miscellaneous objects, causing serious obstruction to the road traffic. Police officers are maintaining law and order at the scene and using the minimum necessary force, including tear gas, to disperse the rioters.

     Police warn rioters to stop all unlawful and violent acts. Members of the public are urged to leave the scene and proceed to safe locations. Police will continue to take enforcement actions.
Ends/Sunday, May 24, 2020
Issued at HKT 14:31
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