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Arrests at Birmingham anti-lockdown protest – BBC News

Police had warned people against gathering but said nearly 150 people “chose to ignore our pleas”.

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image captionBirmingham during lockdown. On Saturday, officers issued 25 penalty notices for people breaching Covid-19 rules
Eleven people have been arrested after an anti-lockdown protest in Birmingham.
West Midlands Police had
warned people against attending the city centre protest, but said “sadly nearly 150 people chose to ignore our pleas”.
Police and crime commissioner David Jamieson said he was “outraged” people had travelled to “protest against lockdown measures that are keeping us safe”.

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