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Woman pays for elderly man’s shopping in Booths random act of kindness

Posted on - 29th June, 2017 - 12:00pm | Author - | Posted in - Penwortham, Preston News

A woman has given thanks to one kind person who paid for her father’s shopping.

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An elderly man forgot his pin code and accidentally blocked his card when attempting to pay for his shopping in Booths in Penwortham on Tuesday morning (June 27).

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The kind woman, who hasn’t come forward at the time of writing, then stepped in to pay for the shopping.

Patricia Swarbrick, posting on Facebook, said: “Were you in Booths Penwortham this morning? Are you the lovely lady who paid for my Dad’s shopping when he unfortunately locked his Pin in the card machine?

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“My Family would like to thank you for your very kind act. What a lovely thing to do. My faith has been restored.”

A spokesperson for Booths said: “The shopper was a regular and elderly customer called Jack.

“He sadly couldn’t remember his pin number and ended up accidentally blocking his card and a kind [person] paid for his shopping.

“The generous customer hasn’t come forward, and I think wishes to remain anonymous.”

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