Elderly woman distraught after shaming note over disability park

Author
Newstalk ZB,
Section
Christchurch,
Publish Date
Wednesday, 31 October 2018, 2:56p.m.
The incident occurred outside Reality Bites Cafe. Photo / Reality Bites Facebook page
The incident occurred outside Reality Bites Cafe. Photo / Reality Bites Facebook page

An elderly Rangiora woman has been left in tears after a thoughtless note shaming her for using a disability park.

A wheelchair-using cafe owner comforted the woman outside the Gables Arcade shopping centre, after she found a note saying "shame on you for parking in a handicap park".

Reality Bites Cafe owner Karl Horwarth says the woman did have a permit to use the park her disability just wasn't visible. He believes people should stop and think before doing things like this.

"Leaving threatening notes to shame somebody, I saw the effect this had on the lady and she was quite upset."

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