Hong Kong protest arrests surges past 6,000, say police

Police said they have also fired 10,000 rubber baton rounds during the six months of protests and that 493 officers have been injured.

Hundreds of thousands of demonstrators crammed into Hong Kong’s streets on Sunday (AP/Kiichiro Sato)

By Associated Press Reporter

Hong Kong police say they have made 6,022 arrests and fired nearly 16,000 tear gas rounds during six months of anti-government protests.