Police have arrested the suspect over the alleged assault and also fined him HK$5,000 for violating the mask mandate. Photo: Warton Li
Police have arrested the suspect over the alleged assault and also fined him HK$5,000 for violating the mask mandate. Photo: Warton Li

Hong Kong police arrest man, 39, for allegedly spitting on officer after being found in breach of mask-wearing rules

  • He complained of feeling unwell but turned emotional and had to be subdued after an ambulance arrived
  • Police issued the suspect a HK$5,000 fine for breaching the mask mandate

Police have arrested the suspect over the alleged assault and also fined him HK$5,000 for violating the mask mandate. Photo: Warton Li
Police have arrested the suspect over the alleged assault and also fined him HK$5,000 for violating the mask mandate. Photo: Warton Li
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