Live: Latest from Hong Kong police on the recent riots
Updated 16:21, 08-Aug-2019

Hong Kong police holds a new press conference this afternoon. According to earlier information from the Hong Kong police, a total of 589 people have been arrested in connection with the protests, and they have been taken in on charges of rioting and assaulting police officers. Rioters have attacked the Sham Shui Po police station after a man was arrested for possessing "offensive weapons." The man was caught with 10 laser pointers.