On Wednesday 10th February, officers attended an address in Morris Road just as the Leicester City match kicked-off.
They discovered the makeshift pub at the location, complete with a bar, large screen television, and a pool table.
As officers entered, they found seven men inside, the television was connected to a SkyBox with the football on and canned, and bottled alcohol was being consumed.
Each of the seven men was issued with a Fixed Penalty Notice of £200. However, Leicester Police said the amount of a FPN could vary depending on factors, including when the fine is paid.
There was not a till at the premises and no money appeared to have been exchanged.
Sergeant Ben Widdowson said:
“Officers acted on information received to carry out effective enforcement leading to seven people being issued with Fixed Penalty Notices.
“Gatherings such as this puts the lives of you, your family, your friends and people in your community at risk. We will take action on information received, and while we continue to encourage, engage and explain in relation to the regulations, we will enforce when clear breaches of the regulations have been made.
“Times are challenging for everyone, but please stay at home and keep yourselves and others safe.
“We do continue to thank everyone who is complying with the rules and understanding why they are in place as well as to those who are reporting breaches of the regulations to us.”
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