WATCH: Chicken-brained resident flouts coronavirus crisis restrictions taking hen for a walk

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A Lanzarote local who took a chicken for a walk is facing a fine for flouting coronavirus state of alarm restrictions on movement.

Guardia Civil managed to identify and subsequently report the 51-year old from Uga for taking the hen out on a lead.

The Guardia posted a video of the offence on social media with the comment “This is not funny.

“Together we will stop this virus.”

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Cathy Elelman

Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.

Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.

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