A COVIDIOT from England was left with a court bill of more than £2,000 after he was caught in Gwent during the lockdown.

Kieran Ashdown, 24, of Beach Road, Severn Beach, near Bristol, broke anti-Covid-19 measures in Newport on the Southern Distributor Road from Corporation Road to the City Bridge.Newport Magistrates’ Court heard he was found to be a person living outside Wales who entered or remained in the country contrary to coronavirus regulations.

The offence took place on November 18, 2020.

Ashdown was ordered to pay £2,021 in a fine, costs and a surcharge.

He has until June 17 to do so.