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With the social distancing rules in place officials say people should not give donations to panhandlers.

Police say people should reconsider giving panhandlers money as a precautionary measure against the spread of coronavirus.

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Keep in mind that these panhandlers have numerous contacts and may  not be practicing social distancing.

Instead, officers suggest people donate to a local charity or food bank.

Do you think that a woman who gave and a panhandler a cigarette and money from car window was doing good or breaking the social distancing rules?