UK police ‘are told to fine Covid rule-breakers after just one verbal warning’ as three officers ‘arrest a woman for sitting on a bench’ and another is surrounded for ‘leaving her house more than once’

Officers in England will ‘move through the gears’ and charge people £200 if they think a person is flouting the restrictions and they will not go home when asked once. It comes as footage emerged showing three police officers surrounding a woman for allegedly leaving her house more than once in a day. Another four officers appear to arrest a different woman for what she claims was ‘sitting on a bench’ on the seafront. Meanwhile Priti Patel defended the way police have handed out fines for breaches, stressing there is a ‘need for strong enforcement’.

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SOURCE: Daily Mail