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Preston Police busy with lockdown breaches

Posted on - 22nd August, 2020 - 5:38pm | Author - | Posted in - Crime, Lancashire Police, People, Preston News, Uncategorized
Preston Police down Fishergate. Pic: Tony Worrall
Preston Police down Fishergate. Pic: Tony Worrall

Preston Police attended a series of reported lockdown restriction breaches on Friday 21 August.

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Reports included large house parties in private homes despite the lockdown restrictions stating no indoor mixing of households.

Read More: ‘Please do not mix’ – Prestonians asked to help avoid a tighter lockdown

Some individuals were issued with £100 fixed penalty notices as a result of flouting the rules.

Preston Police are urging locals to follow rules due to the city being subject to government intervention as a result of higher rates of coronavirus than the national average.

Read More: Walk-in coronavirus testing site to open at Preston Markets

Preston entered a stricter local lockdown Friday 7 August. The following restrictions currently apply:

  • Residents are not able to host others in their homes or gardens
  • Residents are not be able to visit other people’s homes or gardens, in or out of the affected area
  • Residents are not able to interact with others from outside of their household in indoor venues
  • Residents can only meet in groups of up to six from different households in public outdoor spaces

If you are concerned about a potential coronavirus incident you can report it using the online system.

Read more: Latest updates and news on Blog Preston

What do you think about people breaking local lockdown rules? Let us know in the comments below.

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