Inquiries are continuing after police issued a fine for a birthday gathering in Taralga on the first night of regional lockdown.
According to a NSW Police spokesperson at about 8pm on August 14, officers attached to the Hume Police District were called to a property on Tyrl Tryl Road, Taralga, following reports of a birthday gathering.
Upon arrival, officers observed a group of people gathered around a fire, who then dispersed and fled from police on foot.
Officers spoke to the property owner - a 52-year-old man - who was issued a $1000 infringement for breaching the Public Health Order.
Inquiries are continuing to identify other attendees.
Anyone who has information regarding individuals or businesses in contravention of a COVID-19-related ministerial direction is urged to contact Crime Stoppers: nsw.crimestoppers.com.au.
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