Eight young people warned after breaking covid rules by meeting inside a Sheffield bus shelter

Police have written warning letters to parents after eight people broke social distancing guidelines by congregating in a bus shelter.

Saturday, 6th March 2021, 11:04 am

Police have reprimanded a group of Sheffield youngsters for breaking covid guidelines by ignoring social distancing by meeting as a group of eight inside a bus shelter.

Following reports of young people gathering on Stradbroke Road in breach of COVID guidelines police issued a number of warning letters to parents to remind them that we are currently still in lockdown and what the valid reasons are for leaving the house.

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A spokesman for Sheffield Southeast neighbourhood police team NPT said: “Eight people inside a bus stop with no social distancing is not acceptable, especially when they were not waiting for a bus.

“Despite being given false details by some of those involved, our detective PCSO's have managed to identify their correct details and have paid a visit to their real addresses.”