Police criticise ice cream seller and visitors to Wakefield park

Police have slammed people who have been visiting a Wakefield park in recent days, along with an ice cream seller which showed up at the site.

By Nick Frame
Thursday, 26th March 2020, 8:40 am
Cars parked at Pugneys, along with the ice cream van.
Cars parked at Pugneys, along with the ice cream van.

West Yorkshire Police' roads policing unit put a photo of the van at Pugneys on Twitter last night.

It comes after several people contacted the Express to say people were still heading to the area, despite the government ordering people to stay at home unless absolutely necessary, to help stem the spread of coronavirus.

The police said: "Only go outside for food, health reasons or work, (where this absolutely cannot be done from home).

"Come on people, this isn't rocket science."