Group who travelled from Doncaster to Bakewell 'for exercise' receive lockdown warning by police

A group of six people from Doncaster who drove from to Bakewell ‘for exercise’ have been warned by police about breaching lockdown rules.

Saturday, 20th February 2021, 5:15 pm
Updated Saturday, 20th February 2021, 5:26 pm

Bakewell, Hathersage and White Peak Villages Police Safer Neighbourhood Team described the cross-county outing as ‘not ideal’ as under current national lockdown restrictions people are only permitted to exercise in their local area.

In a post on Facebook officers said the six Doncaster residents ‘didn’t quite get the memo of exercise with one other [person]’.

The group received a warning from police and dispersed.

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