FIVE people have been slapped with fines for breaching coronavirus restrictions in Test Valley.

In a Facebook post, Test Valley Cops said they stopped motorists in West Tytherley and Timsbury for breaking Covid rules last night (February 21).

The force was patrolling the borough in a bid to tackle rural theft and burglaries.

However, officers did stress "overwhelmingly people were keeping to the rules", and thanked the public for their compliance.

The post adds: "Thank you to those people and to everyone else who we didn't speak to because they were at home."

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