Coronavirus: Police break up 300-person indoor wedding held in defiance of New York order

Coronavirus: Police break up 300-person indoor wedding held in defiance of New York order

NEW YORK — An anonymous complaint about social distancing violations prompted police to turn out the lights on a wedding held indoors in defiance of a state order.

Authorities found 284 wedding guests, seating, food and a live band at a hall in Queens, WNBC reported.

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The owner of the hall was given a citation for two offenses. The hall’s manager was cited for four misdemeanors.

The state is considering another shutdown amid clusters of cases in Brooklyn and Queens.

While the state has reopened, some coronavirus social distancing and mask regulations are still in place.