China News Agency, Hong Kong, July 2 (Reporter Han Xingtong) On July 1, Hong Kong had radical demonstrators set fire to various roads in Causeway Bay and Wan Chai. A 24-year-old local man stabbed the police officer with a sharp knife. Escape from Hong Kong by plane. The Hong Kong Police responded to a reporter from China News Agency on the 2nd that it was confirmed that officers of the Commercial Crime Investigation Division of the Police Force took over the investigation. After an in-depth investigation, the 24-year-old man named Huang Local was arrested at the Hong Kong International Airport in the early hours of July 2. The arrested man was suspected of wounding and is being detained for investigation.
According to Hong Kong media reports, the man suspected of attacking a police officer attempted to abscond on Cathay Pacific’s flight to London, England, but was reported by relatives and friends and was eventually arrested at the airport.
The Hong Kong police reminded the public that according to the Crimes Against the Personal Ordinance, Chapter 212 of the Laws of Hong Kong, wounding a person is a serious crime, and those who violate the law can be sentenced to a maximum penalty of life imprisonment.
In addition, the police released an update on the operation on July 1. As of 10 pm on the 1st, the police arrested about 370 people, of whom 6 men and 4 women were suspected of violating the "National Security Law of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China" and the rest were arrested. The suspects were suspected of illegal assembly, misconduct in public places, crazy driving, and possession of offensive weapons.
In the same day's operation, a total of 7 police officers were respectively attacked by a knife, injured by a motorcycle, and robbed by a mob when the police officer made an arrest. The injuries of the seven police officers including stab wounds to the arm, broken fingers, and injuries to the head with hard objects have all been sent to hospital for treatment.
The Hong Kong police said that the violent acts of the mob assaulting the police officer are outrageous, and the police will do their utmost to investigate the case and arrest the attacker and the fugitive, and will not be soft. (Finish)