SURREY (NEWS 1130) — Police and bylaw officers stepped up patrols in Surrey Sunday after crowds descended on Crescent Seashore, in line with one metropolis councilllor.
“The RCMP and the by-law enforcement officers they are going to be frequenting areas like Crescent Seashore and reminding individuals of the should be practising social distancing,” mentioned Coun. Linda Annis.
RCMP have dispatched patrol to Crescent Seashore. Professional-active patrols shall be ongoing now, significantly when it’s good climate. https://t.co/oyQWjgUeCN
— Linda Annis (@LindaAnnisBC) March 29, 2020
Annis mentioned she understands the need to get recent air and take in somewhat solar, however it stays essential to practise social distancing to stem the unfold of COVID-19.
“Crescent Seashore is a fully fantastic place below regular circumstances,” she mentioned.
“Individuals should be aware, we have to get via this pandemic collectively and all people has an element to play. You have to be staying away from crowds. The truth is, it’s necessary that we steer clear of crowds and this sadly isn’t taking place proper now.”
NEWS 1130 has reached out to the Metropolis of Surrey to search out out if any fines have been issued by by-law enforcement officers.
With information from Jonathan Szekeres