The partygoers have been reported for the consideration of fixed penalty notices after they breached the Coronavirus regulations by attending the party.
On Friday 29th January at 16:41 hours, Metropolitan Police officers attended an address in Rinaldo Road, at the junction with Balham High Road SW12. They were called to the residential block after reports of loud music and a large number of people in attendance.
When officers arrived they found 25 people in the address having a party.
The group was dispersed and all 25 people were reported for the consideration of fixed penalty notices of £800, for breaking the rules designed to prevent the spread of the virus.
Inspector Sarah Burrell of the South West BCU said:
“My officers should not have to be putting themselves in harms way by attending flagrant breaches such as this, but anyone who organises or attends such an event can be assured that we will turn up and we will issue fines.
“This was a blatant breach of the Coronavirus rules that are in place to save lives and protect the huge pressure on the NHS.
“We are still in the middle of a global pandemic and the risks are simply not worth it.”
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