How to report people breaking new lockdown rules in Sheffield to the police

Police in Sheffield are urging the public to report people who continue to flout coronavirus rules in the city as England goes into a third nationwide lockdown.

Tuesday, 5th January 2021, 7:58 am

South Yorkshire Police has a dedicated unit for breaches of the coronavirus regulations – and have launched an online page where people can report those who flout rules on mask wearing, mixing households, businesses operating illegally, unneccessary travel or leaving home without good reason.

Superintendent Paul McCurry says police officers have always sought to engage the public in the first instance, and explain the measures currently in place; however as cases continue to rise across the region, police will now take a stronger stance against clear-cut breaches.

He said: “We are now in a position where everybody should understand the seriousness of the situation we are facing. These rules are in place to prevent further strain on our NHS and protect the public – especially society’s most vulnerable.”

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Breaches can be reported online HERE or by 101.