A view hours ago, the pro-demonstrator Hong Kong Free Press (HKFP) reported, “…Videos circulating on Saturday afternoon show two young men being arrested for unclear reasons, purportedly by off-duty officers, at Lok Wah Estate – not the site of any protests….”. However, examination of the incident paints a different picture.
Sources within the anti-Hong Kong demonstrator scene reported the two arrested were a 16-year Black Bloc demonstrator (dressed in all black) and his 18-year old friend and “handler”. The police due to the underage of the detained were unable to release the names of the detained pair.
The police unit after some struggle with the anti-Hong Kong protesters the two who were planning to transport equipment to a demonstration. The arrests shines a light on the successful interception of protesters by Hong Kong police from a police station in the Kowloon district.