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.


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).

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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