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Police warn protestors taking part in unauthorised assemblies in Central to leave immediately
Attention duty announcers, radio and TV stations:

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

     At around 6pm today (June 9), some protestors took part in unauthorised assemblies in the vicinity of Chater Garden, Central. Participating in such events may be found guilty of "taking part in an unauthorised assembly" in accordance with the Public Order Ordinance, and may commit certain offences under the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Group Gathering) Regulation. Police warn protestors to leave immediately.

     Police will step up anti-crime patrols to prevent crimes. Any group gatherings taking place during the ongoing pandemic may also increase the risk of spreading the virus. Police call upon members of the public to refrain from taking part in unauthorised assemblies and prohibited group gatherings.

Ends/Tuesday, June 9, 2020
Issued at HKT 20:11
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