A senior NSW police officer has copped a $200 fine after he was busted breaching an order under the Public Health Act in Sydney’s north yesterday.
A member of the public is believed to have dobbed the officer in after he was spotted at a McDonald’s restaurant in Mount Colah on Wednesday.
“Inquiries revealed a 53-year-old man, who is a Superintendent with the NSW Police Force, was not wearing a face mask while inside the premises,” NSW police said.
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It’s understood officers spoke with the man before issuing him with a $200 Penalty Infringement Notice.
He was among 52 people who were fined in NSW yesterday for failing to wear a fitted face covering.
Wearing a face mask when out and about is now mandatory across all of NSW as the state desperately tries to stop the spread of COVID-19.
NSW recorded 24 locally-acquired coronavirus cases in the past 24 hours, with half of those believed to have been infectious in the community.