Two people have been fined for breaching coronavirus restrictions after travelling hundreds of miles from Essex to Scotland and back to make videos for TikTok.
A 38-year-old man and his 35-year-old friend were pulled over by Essex Police in the past week.
The pair were issued with Fixed Penalty Notices after admitting they made the return journey from Southend-on-Sea to “test drive cars”.
A spokesperson from Essex Police said: “Attracting followers on social media is very important to some people, but a 38-year-old man from Southend and his 35-year-old friend attracted the attention of our officers after travelling all the way to Scotland and back to test drive cars.
“Their excuse? They were making videos for TikTok.”