POLICE in Warrington are clamping down on people leaving their homes for unnecessary journeys or gatherings, with the number of confirmed cases of Coronavirus in the town reaching double figures at 10.
Last night officers were out stopping vehicles to check whether a journey was necessary.
They were also checking whether a vehicle is legal with one vehicle seized last night for no insurance.
Despite the rise in Covid-19 related deaths reaching 578 and the largest daily increases in cases of 2,129, taking the total in the uK to 11,658, some parents are STILL allowing their children to roam the streets in groups ignoring the lockdown rules.
Warrington Neighbourhood team are now out enforcing the new rules – for their own safety and the safety of others.
Police say anyone who sees any gatherings to message them via their facebook page. https://www.facebook.com/PoliceWarr/
People can only leave home for the following
*Essential contact only
*You can not visit other people’s houses
* You can not meet up with friends for children to have play dates or for you to exercise.
*You can not allow your children to go out and hang out with friends
* You can as a house unti go for a walk a slong as you don’t meet others
* You can go to the suppermarket for essentials, keepinghnds clean and distancing from others
* You can go to work if needed staying a safe distance away from colleagues
Anyone caught in breach of the rules could now face a fine of £60, doubling to £120 for a second offence.