As protests in Hong Kong have continued a pattern has emerged. While protests during the day start of peaceful, they usually become violent at night as riot police and protesters clash. Protesters have smashed the storefronts of mainland Chinese banks and businesses and dug up bricks from the sidewalks to slow down the police.

As protests in Hong Kong have continued a pattern has emerged. While protests during the day start of peaceful, they usually become violent at night as riot police and protesters clash. Protesters have smashed the storefronts of mainland Chinese banks and businesses and dug up bricks from the sidewalks to slow down the police.