A PARKING warden slapped a fine on a car despite it's owner leaving a polite note explaining they are isolating.
The note included a plea to a ticket officer to ignore the vehicle as the driver had been forced to stay indoors while awaiting a coronavirus test.
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A picture of the penalty charge envelope next to the note behind the windscreen wipers was taken by a stunned passer by.
They posted it on Twitter, adding: "Traffic wardens…"
A follower added: "No surprise from those pondlife powertrip weirdos, so irritating."
The heartless ticketing happened in Haringey, North London, yesterday afternoon.
The note from the family attempting to follow the pandemic rules read: "Dear warden, we are back in isolation waiting on CO19 test results.
"Please do not give us a ticket. Thank you."
But the parking warden didn't appear to be moved to give them a pass, and slapped on a yellow fine regardless.
The Sun Online has approached Haringey Council for comment.
FOLLOWING THE RULES
In England, the current coronavirus rules mean that anyone who suspects they have the virus, come into contact with anyone who has symptoms, or are told to isolate by Track and Trace.
Until you receive a negative test you must stay at home for two weeks.
If you don't and breach the rules, you could get a fine of £10,000.
Several well-known Brits have come under fire for failing to isolate while waiting for results – with SNP MP Margaret Ferrier most recently travelling from London and Scotland with the virus.
Police will investigate claims that people are flouting self-isolation rules, including tip-offs by neighbours.
Home Secretary Priti Patel said: "These new measures are about saving lives. Everyone must take personal responsibility and self-isolate if they test positive or if told to do so by NHS Test and Trace.
"For those who fail to do so, the police will enforce the law. These new fines are a clear sign that we will not allow those who break the rules to reverse the hard-won progress made by the law-abiding majority."
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