Drivers warned for breaching coronavirus restrictions in West Leeds

Drivers were warned for breaching coronavirus restrictions in Leeds.

Thursday, 16th April 2020, 1:06 pm
Updated Thursday, 16th April 2020, 1:07 pm

Police conducted a traffic operation on Stanningley Road in Bramley on Thursday.

More than 100 vehicles were stopped and checked.

Two coronavirus related warnings were issued to people who breached the restrictions.

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Police conducted a traffic operation on Stanningley Road in Bramley on Thursday. Photo: Google Maps.

Speeding motorists were also stopped and warned.

A spokesman from the West Yorkshire Police - Leeds West team said: "Officers from NPT Team One conducted a traffic operation on Stanningley Road, Bramley, this morning.

"Over 100 vehicles were stopped and checked.

"Two COVID-19 warnings were issued for activities in breach of coronavirus restrictions and words of advice was issued to motorists regarding speed along the road."