The officer said on Twitter he had spent hours with a family of a baby who had died when the note was left on the patrol car’s windscreen.
A policeman has tweeted about his experience after supporting a grieving family.
The officer was devastated when he found a nasty note on his windscreen.
He says he spent seven hours with the family of a baby who died suddenly and decided to stop off at Tesco’s for something to eat.
When the officer had returned to his patrol car he said he found a handwritten note saying “£100 fine for shopping on duty”.
The tweet written by the officer, @NorthWestCop reads: “Just left Tesco. Handwritten note on the windscreen of my patrol car. ‘£100 fine for shopping on duty’. If only I could tell the person who wrote it that I have just spent the last 7 hours at the sudden death of a baby. I’d bought a sandwich. We’re not robots.
The tweet received over 80k likes and hundreds of supportive comments.
In a follow-up tweet @NorthWestCop thanked everyone for their support, telling them he was blown away by the response.