Boozing covidiots pose for drinking session selfie after flouting lockdown rules to meet with 30 pals – The Sun

DOZENS of covidiots posed for a drinking session selfie after flouting coronavirus lockdown rules to meet with pals.

Around 30 people gathered for the boozy outdoor party over the weekend in Coatbridge, Lanarkshire.

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One of the group even joked she could be arrested while friends downed vodka and Buckfast.

A source said the group were "heavily intoxicated" during the illicit bash.

Pictures shared on social media show the lockdown breakers smiling and waving at the camera while sitting on grassland.

Bottles of booze are raised high in the air as the gang celebrate in the sun – with others making rude gestures.

It is thought they gathered following the funeral of a friend – which they could not attend due to current restrictions.

One member of the group posted a snap online of herself drinking at home, ready to go and meet her pals.

Joking she'd be arrested for breaking lockdown, she said: "Away for a social distance swally way ma bestos. Probs be in the cells for 4."

Despite flouting rules put in place to protect the nation, the snap has racked up more than 300 likes.

And incredibly there are no comments advising them to stay home – only one saying "remember 2 meters" (sic).

Government guidelines urge people only to go outside for essential food, health and work reasons.

People are allowed out for one bout of exercise a day, which should not last more than an hour.

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And everyone should keep a two-metre distance from anyone that is not from their household.

A spokesperson for Police Scotland said: "We are aware of numerous incidents of non compliance across the country with officers attending these calls.

"Officers will engage, explain, encourage to prevent ongoing and future non-compliance."

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