An RCMP cruiser at headquarters in Dartmouth. (Healey photo)

LOWER SACKVILLE: A Lower Sackville-area woman has been charged by police for violating the province’s Health Protection Act.

In a release on May 17, Halifax District RCMP say that on May 14 at approximately 9:20 p.m., officers attended a call of youth sitting in a fenced-in area of a closed business on Old Beaver Bank Rd. in Lower Sackville.

Police attended and located one woman and three youths sitting at a table. They were not social distancing or wearing masks.

Officers issued a ticket to the woman for failing to social distance and warned the youths. The ticket carries a fine amount of $2,422.00.

The RCMP is reminding everyone to follow all public health orders and municipal bylaws. We all need to do our part to reduce the spread of COVID-19. T

Police would like to thank Nova Scotians for their continued support, and express appreciation to the vast majority who are adhering to the directives outlined by the provincial government.

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