Norfolk councillor dragged out of pool by Tenerife police after defying coronavirus restrictions

A Norfolk councillor was dragged out of a Tenerife swimming pool by police after refusing to obey coronavirus quarantine restrictions.

PUBLISHED: 11:59 24 March 2020 | UPDATED: 13:09 24 March 2020

Thomas Chapman

Joanne Rust, who stood as Labour candidate for North West Norfolk at the December general election, defied coronavirus quarantine rules by swimming in a Tenerife pool. Picture: Archant

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Joanne Rust, a Labour councillor at King’s Lynn and...
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2020-03-24 15:35
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