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Police enter a shopping mall on Prince Edward Road West, Mong Kok for resolute law enforcement actions
     At around 3pm today (August 30), some protestors gathered and chanted slogans in a shopping mall on Prince Edward Road West in Mong Kok. Such acts may constitute the offence of “participating in an unauthorised assembly” in accordance with the Public Order Ordinance and breach the Prevention and Control of Disease (Prohibition on Group Gathering) Regulation. Police officers have entered the mall for law enforcement actions and warned the crowd to stop gathering immediately or they would be summonsed or arrested.

     Police warn the crowd to stop gathering and leave immediately. Members of the public should also refrain from taking part in unauthorised assemblies or prohibited group gatherings. Police severely condemn any irresponsible act that disregards public health. Police will continue to take resolute law enforcement actions and have zero tolerance for unlawful acts.
Ends/Sunday, August 30, 2020
Issued at HKT 16:30
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