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Police arrested 53 persons for unlawful assembly in Mongkok
     Since 3pm today (June 28), protestors protested along Nathan Road from Jordan to Mongkok. Some occupied roads, chanted slogans and behaved in a disorderly manner. Despite repeated warnings given by Police, some protestors refused to leave and continued to gather and behave in a disorderly manner in Mongkok. In the vicinity of Dundas Street, police officers were jostled thus pepper spray was used to stop the illegal acts. In view of the situation, Police took resolute enforcement actions and arrest operation. At around 5pm today, Police intercepted some protestors near Sai Yeung Choi Street, Mongkok and arrested 53 persons, including 41 males and 12 females, for Unlawful Assembly. Police are conducting enforcement actions in the vicinity to restore public order at the moment.

     Police will closely monitor the situation of various districts and proactively intercept suspicious persons to combat and prevent crimes. If anyone attempts to go to other areas and commit crime, Police will attend the scene swiftly and take resolute enforcement actions.

Ends/Sunday, June 28, 2020
Issued at HKT 20:29
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