Police and protesters clashed more than a week ago around the PolyU campus. Photo: Sam Tsang

Polytechnic University siege: Hong Kong police to enter campus to remove weapons, dangerous substances and gather evidence of vandalism

  • After search teams fail to find protesters, university says it has done all it could to get holdouts to leave
  • Police say they must act because of severe damage, weapons and hazardous materials on campus
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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Police and protesters clashed more than a week ago around the PolyU campus. Photo: Sam Tsang
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A Polytechnic University team enters the campus in Hung Hom to search for the few remaining radicals believed to be inside. Photo: K.Y. Cheng

Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam says police will delay PolyU entry as safety team makes final bid to convince radicals to leave with siege entering 10th day

  • Polytechnic University sends in a group hoping to persuade the few remaining radicals to leave campus
  • Police team on standby includes clinical psychologists, doctors and trained negotiators
Topic |   Hong Kong protests

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A Polytechnic University team enters the campus in Hung Hom to search for the few remaining radicals believed to be inside. Photo: K.Y. Cheng
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