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.
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.
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.”