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Men evicted from train at Wye for not wearing masks

Four men were booted from a train for not wearing masks.

The individuals were intercepted today near Wye by British Transport Police officers doing a spot check for offenders.

The men were escorted off at Wye Train Station. Picture: Google
The men were escorted off at Wye Train Station. Picture: Google

Since June 15, face coverings have been mandatory for public transport users and those disobeying the rule could be fined £100 - or £50 if you pay the fine within 14 days.

Regarding today's incident, BTP Kent tweeted: "Officers have been on board trains this afternoon with our @Se_Railway enforcement officer colleagues, enforcing the wearing of face coverings.

"Most were abiding by the rules but officers escorted 4 males to #wye who thought the rules did not apply to them!"

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