Woman Banned From Every UK Bar

Laura Wilson, 20, gets a 2-year timeout from booze

By tricksy_rabbit,  Newser User

Posted Apr 16, 2010 12:18 PM CDT | Promoted on Newser Apr 16, 2010 2:53 PM CDT

(User Submitted) – A 20-year-old woman is the first person ever banned from buying or drinking alcohol anywhere in England or Wales. The police issued Laura Hall a Drinking Banning Order, which prohibits her from entering bars, pubs, clubs, or other establishments that sell alcohol. If she does, she risks a $3,800 fine. Police say they're just trying to help. "We want to rehabilitate her rather than send her straight to jail, and hope the banning order will help Laura address her problems," said a police spokesman. Read the full article.

  (AP)
A 20-year-old woman has been banned from every pub and club in England and Wales.
A 20-year-old woman has been banned from every pub and club in England and Wales.   (?dnewman8)
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