Sheffield Covidiot handed £200 fine for travelling 50 miles to Stoke for tile adhesive

A Sheffield man has been fined £200 for breaching Covid rules by allegedly travelling 50 miles to pick up some tile adhesive.

Monday, 1st March 2021, 1:43 pm
Updated Monday, 1st March 2021, 1:46 pm

He was stopped while travelling as a passenger in a car on Old Town Road, Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent.

But when the car was pulled over the driver and another passenger fled.

The 23-year-old Sheffield man left in the car told officers he had travelled to Stoke to collect tile adhesive.

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A man was issued with a £200 Covid fine for travelling 50 miles for tile adhesive

Staffordshire Police said: “A man has been fined for travelling with two others from Sheffield to Hanley reportedly to collect tile adhesive.

“The 23-year-old man from Sheffield was stopped by officers on Old Town Road in Hanley on Thursday, February 11.

“He was a passenger in the vehicle left behind by two others, including the driver, who ran away from the scene when officers arrived - leaving the keys and the engine running.

“The man was issued with a £200 fixed penalty notice.”

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