South Yorkshire woman given £100 fine after she refuses to stop drinking in street

A South Yorkshire woman who refused to stop drinking after being told to by police has been slapped with a fine.

Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 9:12 pm
Updated Wednesday, 5th February 2020, 9:12 pm

The woman was spotted drinking in the street and was approached by police officers in the Eastwood area of Rotherham and was told to hand over the booze.

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But she refused to stop or handover the drink and received a £100 fine.

RotherhamCentral NHP tweeted: “The offender refused to stop drinking or surrender the alcohol and therefore received the fine.”

The woman was told to stop drinking by police.