Police Issue COVID-19 Fines After Finding 26 People Inside Birmingham Apartment

West Midlands Police said. 26 people were fined for breaching COVID-19 restrictions after officers were called to an apartment in Birmingham, England, on January 29.

Writing on social media, the police force said they were called in the early hours of the morning following a report of a poker party happening in the building.

“Once inside the apartment, we found 26 people had gathered, which is a clear breach of current regulations and we issued fines to them all. Our investigations continue to trace the organiser of the event,” police said. Credit: West Midlands Police via Storyful