Lockdown fines handed out after covidiots travel 180 miles from Bristol to Sheffield to go shopping

Four tickets were given out by police by shoppers who travelled from Bristol to Sheffield for ‘a spot of shopping’.

Sunday, 21st February 2021, 10:18 am

Th country is in lockdown but Manor and Arbourthorne policing team who were patrolling the Park Hill area on Saturday, February 20 and handed out fines to people who had travelled from Bristol.

Speaking on social media they said: “Coming from Bristol to Sheffield for a spot of shopping is not essential. Four tickets issued for breaching covid guidelines.”

The government state that during this third national lockdown people ‘must not leave their home unless you have a reasonable excuse (for example, for work or education purposes).

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Covid flouters travelled from Bristol to Sheffield for 'a spot of shopping'

The rules on the government website say: “If you need to travel you should stay local. This means you should avoid travelling outside of your village, town or the part of a city where you live. You should reduce the number of journeys you make overall.”