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Covid-19: Bristol party host fined by police over rules breach

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image captionThe party took place on Alma Road in Bristol

A police force has issued its first fine for a group breaching the new coronavirus rules.

Avon and Somerset Police said officers were called to a flat on Alma Road in Clifton, Bristol, on Friday following reports a party was taking place.

The people in the flat were told to leave and the host was given a £200 fine.

Meeting socially in groups of more than six is unlawful under new government legislation.

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