Four fined after travelling more than 400 miles from Glasgow to London to see family

The four drove from Scotland to London during lockdown.

Four people have bee fined after travelling more than 400 miles to go to a family gathering.

The four men involved were breaching the current lockdown measures which currently state travelling is permitted only if essential.

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Officers stopped the car on the M6 at Penrith yesterday morning when the driver and passengers were returning from London to Glasgow after attending the family gathering.

Officers stopped the car on the M6 at Penrith yesterday morning when the driver and passengers were returning from London to Glasgow after attending the family gathering.

All four were issued with a fine under the new COVID-19 regulations.

A spokesman from the Cumbria Roads Police, who stopped the vehicle, said: “This Vehicle stopped on the M6 at Penrith this morning (May 2) containing four males who were on the return journey from London to Glasgow for a family gathering.

“All four issued with tickets for breaching COVID-19 regulations.

“#StayHome.”