Civilian sustains head injuries after being assaulted by riot police during clearance in Tseung Kwan O

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4th August 2019 – (Hong Kong) A civilian was injured by riot police while they were commencing clearance near Po Shun Road after protesters blocked traffic in front of Tseung Kwan O Tunnel at 10.50pm.

He was assaulted by a police officer with a riot baton while he was strolling in the park nearby. According to the victim, he planned to leave initially but he was suddenly struck on the back of his head because he didn’t walk fast enough. He passed out after he sustained head injuries. A police officer immediately restrained him with a shield during the commotion.