Video: Hong Kong police say ‘minimum force’ was used to tackle fleeing 12-year-old girl during pro-democracy demo

Video: Hong Kong police say ‘minimum force’ was used to tackle fleeing 12-year-old girl during pro-democracy demo

The Hong Kong Police Force has defended tackling a 12-year-old girl during a pro-democracy demonstration after a clip went viral of the incident. Police on Facebook said that the girl was attempting to flee during a stop-and-search action on Sunday in Mong Kok and they had used the “minimum necessary force” in subduing her.The girl – who gave her first name as Pamela – told i-Cable that she and her elder brother lived on Waterloo Road in the area. They visited Yau Ma Tei to buy art supplies for class but could not pass through due to a police cordon, she said.In a HKUST Radio News Reporting Te...


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