Bystanders are caught up in the trouble in Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo: Felix Wong

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam offers solace to injured police as frontline officers warn of reaching breaking point amid protest violence

  • Chief Executive Carrie Lam says police were ‘very professional and restrained’ but were attacked by ‘rioters’ whose actions will not be tolerated
  • Police chief Stephen Lo pledges to make officers’ safety the priority when planning strategy – as weary force members say they need protection
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Bystanders are caught up in the trouble in Sha Tin on Sunday. Photo: Felix Wong
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Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung

Tony Cheung became a political journalist in 2007. He joined the Post in 2012 and now leads the Hong Kong-mainland relations team on the Hong Kong desk. Tony also writes about the economy, and reports from mainland China, the United States, Germany and Britain.