When the officers arrived at the salons, carefully installed in the cellars of two private houses, “people were having their hair done”, local police said in a statement.
Two people were waiting for a cut in Elsenfeld and another in a cellar in Momlingen, according to DPA, which claims that “the salons were professionally equipped”.
Police have opened investigations for non-compliance with lockdown measures which, in Bavaria, are among the strictest in Germany.
At the weekend, police patrolled the Lower Franconia region, in which they noted a total 70 violations, including a party with an open-air fire in the district of Würzburg, they said in a statement.
Under the rules set down at the end of March when confinement started, leaving home without “valid reason” is punishable by a fine of €150.
Hair salons, closed like other businesses considered non-essential, however, will begin to reopen from May 4th in the country as part of a gradual deconfinement.
Both the hairdresser and the customer will be required to wear a face mask under the new rules.
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