Taiwan high school student pinned inside Hong Kong PolyU arrested

Taiwanese female high school student trapped inside Hong Kong PolyU arrested as adult

Taiwan News
Date: 2019/11/19
By: Keoni Everington, Taiwan News, Staff Writer

(CNA photo)

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — A Taiwanese student who had become trapped at the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) as police besieged the fortified campus was arrested on Tuesday (Nov. 19).

During an intense standoff between pro-democracy protesters and riot police at PolyU, a female Taiwanese student surnamed Tai (戴) called her mother from her cell phone on Sunday (Nov. 17) and said she was afraid the police would arrest her once she left the campus, reported CNA. Tai's mother told reporters that her daughter has been trapped inside PolyU for over 17 hours and that her biggest concern was whether Tai had been injured.    [FULL  STORY]

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