TESCO: I was also refused alcohol because one of my daughters did not have their ID
I TOO suffered the same humiliation at Tesco, March. I was being served quite normally with my weekend shopping including several bottles of wine when my 21-year-old daughters appeared to help with the packing. The checkout operators then asked them for
I TOO suffered the same humiliation at Tesco, March. I was being served quite normally with my weekend shopping including several bottles of wine when my 21-year-old daughters appeared to help with the packing.
The checkout operators then asked them for ID, and one of them didn't have any. I was then refused service on the grounds that I might be supplying them with alcohol.
I was embarrassed and thoroughly humiliated in a crowded store.
I left and now do my shopping elsewhere.
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I support any shop for checking the age of the person buying alcohol, but this was clearly not the case.
I would have been quite flattered to be asked for ID!
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How can they justify this policy, as most people with children have to take them to the shops with them? Are they all refused alcohol? I don't think so.
Even on questioning their decision I was told that the checkout operator's decision was final even though the situation was clearly ridiculous.
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