De La Salle Secondary School is the latest educational institution to become embroiled in the protest crisis after one of its pupils was arrested on suspicion of attacking a police officer. Photo: Handout

Hong Kong secondary school student charged over box cutter attack on police officer

  • School says 18-year-old student will not be expelled over allegation he stabbed officer in neck during Kwun Tong unrest
  • Priority is to support arrested pupil and warn his peers against attending ‘dangerous public events’, vice principal says
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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De La Salle Secondary School is the latest educational institution to become embroiled in the protest crisis after one of its pupils was arrested on suspicion of attacking a police officer. Photo: Handout
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Riot police arrive in Mong Kok clearing an area of anti-government protesters on Sunday. Photo: May Tse

Hong Kong protests: home-made bomb aimed to kill or maim police officers, force says as it condemns weekend of intensified violence and attacks

  • Assistant commissioner allows officers to carry pepper spray off-duty, a month after extendable batons were issued for the same purpose
  • Only officers trained in the use of pepper spray will be eligible to carry it during off-hours, and its use will be governed by the force’s guidelines
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Riot police arrive in Mong Kok clearing an area of anti-government protesters on Sunday. Photo: May Tse
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